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shikari

[shi-kahr-ee] /ʃɪˈkɑr i/
noun, plural shikaris.
1.
(in India) a person who hunts big game, especially a professional guide or hunter.
Also, shikaree.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; < Urdu < Persian
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shikari

/ʃɪˈkɑːrɪ/
noun (pl) -ris, -rees
1.
(in India) a hunter
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