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From Sanskrit तीर्थ (tīrtha, “a passage, way, road, ford, stairs for landing or for descent into a river, bathing-place, place of pilgrimage on the banks of sacred streams, piece of water”) + Telugu కాకి (kāki, “crow”).
- (literary) a crow in a sacred bathing place.
- a greedy person who haunts holy places and lives by fleecing pilgrims.
- తీర్థకాకము (tīrthakākamu)