or bhees·tie

[ bee-stee ]
/ ˈbi sti /

noun, plural bhees·ties.

(in India) a water carrier.


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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)

Words nearby bheesty Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020