shikari

shikari

[shi-kahr-ee]
noun, plural shikaris.
(in India) a person who hunts big game, especially a professional guide or hunter.
Also, shikaree.


Origin:
1815–25; < Urdu < Persian

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shikari or shikaree (ʃɪˈkɑːrɪ)
 
n , pl -ris, -rees
(in India) a hunter
 
shikaree or shikaree
 
n

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