Balochi

noun
Ba·​lo·​chi | \ bə-ˈlō-chē How to pronounce Balochi (audio) \
variants: or less commonly Baluchi \ bə-​ˈlü-​chē How to pronounce Balochi (audio) \

Definition of Balochi

1 : the Iranian language of the Baloch
2 plural Balochis or Baluchis also Balochi or Baluchi : baloch

First Known Use of Balochi

1875, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Balochi

borrowed from Balochi Balōčī, from Balōč baloch + -ī, suffix of appurtenance, of Persian and Arabic origin

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“Balochi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Balochi. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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