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kusti

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Pronunciation: /ˈkʊstiː/

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Definition of kusti in English:

noun (plural kustis)

A cord worn round the waist by Parsees, consisting of seventy-two threads to represent the chapters of one of the portions of the Zend-Avesta.

Origin

mid 19th century: Persian and Gujarati.

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