noun (plural same or agarbattis)
Indian term for joss stick.
- Even the young display a healthy reverence for our gods and traditions and its not rare to see Chinese and Singaporean youth bowing before the entrance and lighting joss sticks or agarbattis as we call them.
- The school provides basic elementary education and also helps them to produce various products like hand-made agarbattis and perfumes etc.
- Also in demand are bamboo products - flower vases, baskets, agarbatti stands, wall hangers and table lamps.
From Hindi agarbattī.
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