bheesty

or bhees·tie

[bee-stee]

noun, plural bhees·ties.

(in India) a water carrier.

Origin of bheesty

1775–85; < Urdu bhīstī < Persian bihishtī pertaining to paradise, i.e., beautiful, as poetic convention describes cup-bearers (equivalent to bihisht paradise + suffix of appurtenance)
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