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noun (plural surahis)
An Indian clay pot with a long neck, used for storing water.
- Hookahs and candles would be arranged around the guests, along with surahis, fresh from the potters, exuding the monsoon scent of rain falling on parched earth.
- Barefooted pilgrims pass you on the path wearing white dohtis and carrying surahis similar to yours.
- He creates the traditional matkas, gulaks and surahis whereas the studio potter's work is experimental.
Via Urdu from Arabic ṣurāḥiya 'pure wine'.
Words that rhyme with surahiRajshahi, spahi
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