shikar

[shi-kahr](in India)
verb (used with or without object), shi·karred, shi·kar·ring.
  1. to hunt.

Origin of shikar

1600–10; < Urdu < Persian
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shikar

noun
  1. hunting, esp big-game hunting
verb -kars, -karring or -karred
  1. to hunt (game, esp big game)

Word Origin for shikar

C17: via Urdu from Persian
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