Meaning of sat-bhai in English:

sat-bhai

(also satbhai, saht-bai)

Pronunciation /ˈsɑːtbʌɪ/

noun

Indian
  • The jungle babbler, Turdoides striata (family Leiotrichidae).

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Caverhill Jerdon (1811–1872), army medical officer and zoologist. From Bengali sātbhāi from sāt seven (from Sanskrit sapta) + bhāi brother (cognate with Hindi bhāī), so called because they are often observed in small groups, probably with reference to a local folk tale.