bukshi

\\|bək|shē\ noun (-s)
Etymology: Persian bakhshī, literally, giver, from bakhshīdan to give — more at baksheesh
India : a military paymaster

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • buxey — var. of bukshi …   Useful english dictionary

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