shikari

or shi·ka·ree

[ shi-kahr-ee ]
/ ʃɪˈkɑr i /

noun, plural shi·ka·ris.

(in India) a person who hunts big game, especially a professional guide or hunter.

Origin of shikari

1815–25; < Urdu < Persian
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British Dictionary definitions for shikari

shikari

shikaree

/ (ʃɪˈkɑːrɪ) /

noun plural -ris or -rees

(in India) a hunter
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