noun Pash·tun \ˌpəsh-ˈtün\
plural Pashtuns also Pushtuns or Pashtun also Pushtun

Definition of PASHTUN

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

Variants of PASHTUN

Pash·tun also Push·tun \ˌpəsh-ˈtün\

Origin of PASHTUN

Pashto paštun, paxtun
First Known Use: 1815


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