Afridi

noun
Afri·​di | \ə-ˈfrē-dē, a-\
plural Afridis or Afridi

Definition of Afridi 

1 : a Pashtun tribe occupying the hilly country about the Khyber Pass and found on both sides of the frontier between Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan

2 : a member of the Afridi tribe

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First Known Use of Afridi

1784, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Afridi

borrowed from Persian & Urdu afrīdī, corresponding to Pashto aprīdī (singular aprīday)

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