kusti

/ˈkʊsti/ (say 'koostee)

noun
a woollen cord worn around the waist by orthodox Parsis, consisting of 72 threads, each one representing a chapter of the traditional exposition of the Avesta.
{Persian, from kusht waist}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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