Balahi

noun
Ba·​la·​hi | \ bəˈlähē \
plural Balahi or Balahis

Definition of Balahi

1 : an ethnic group among the untouchables inhabiting Madhya Pradesh state, India, who once were spinners and weavers but have become predominantly farm laborers for the cultivating castes
2 : a member of the Balahi

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First Known Use of Balahi

1952, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Balahi

Hindi balāhī

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“Balahi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Balahi. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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