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 + -ī suffix of appurtenance)
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