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fellah

play
noun fel·lah \ˈfe-lə, fə-ˈlä\

Definition of fellah

plural

fellahin

also

fellaheen

play \ˌfel-ə-ˈhēn, fə-ˌlä-ˈhēn\
  1. :  a peasant or agricultural laborer in an Arab country (as Egypt)



Origin and Etymology of fellah

Arabic fallāḥ


First Known Use: 1743


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