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Adjective: desi  dey-see
  1. [Asia] Originating where it is found
    "the desi fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo";
    - autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemic, indigenous
     
  2. [Asia] Awkwardly simple and provincial
    "desi country boys";
    - bumpkinly, hick [N. Amer], rustic, unsophisticated
     
  3. South Asian, esp. Indian
Noun: desi  dey-see
  1. A south Asian living outside south Asia

Derived forms: desis

See also: native, provincial

Encyclopedia: Desi