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PersianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • بستک(bostok) (obsolete, dialectal)

EtymologyEdit

From an older form بستوک(bostuk). Compare dialectal بستوله(bastule, jar), also arabicized Persian بستوقه(bostuqe). Probably cognate with Russian бо́чка (bóčka).

NounEdit

بستو (bastu, bostu)

  1. a ceramic jar
  2. (obsolete) a churn