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shikar

[shi-kahr] /ʃɪˈkɑr/
noun
1.
the hunting of game for sport.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), shikarred, shikarring.
2.
to hunt.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < Urdu < Persian
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shikar

/in India ʃɪˈkɑː/
noun
1.
hunting, esp big-game hunting
verb -kars, -karring, -karred
2.
to hunt (game, esp big game)
Word Origin
C17: via Urdu from Persian
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