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Pashtun

noun Pash·tun \ˌpəsh-ˈtün\

Definition of Pashtun

plural

Pashtuns

also

Pushtuns

or

Pashtun

also

Pushtun

  1. :  a member of a people of eastern and southern Afghanistan and adjacent parts of Pakistan



Variants of pashtun

also

Pushtun

\ˌpəsh-ˈtün\

Origin and Etymology of pashtun

Pashto paštun, paxtun


First Known Use: 1815

Rhymes with pashtun

aswoon, attune, baboon, balloon, bassoon, blue moon, buffoon, Calhoun, Cancún, cardoon, cartoon, cocoon, commune, doubloon, dragoon, festoon, fine-tune, forenoon, full moon, gaboon, gadroon, galloon, Gudrun, half-moon, harpoon, high noon, immune, impugn, jargoon, jejune, Kowloon, Kunlun, lagoon, lampoon, lardoon, Maine coon, maroon, monsoon, Neptune, new moon, oppugn, patroon, platoon, poltroon, pontoon, premune, puccoon, quadroon, ratoon, repugn, rough-hewn, saloon, Sassoon, shalloon, soupspoon, spittoon, spontoon, teaspoon, tribune, triune, tuchun, tycoon, typhoon, untune, Walloon


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