Baluchi

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

Definition of Baluchi

1 : a member of an Indo-Iranian people of Baluchistan
2 : the Iranian language of the Baluchis

First Known Use of Baluchi

1616, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Baluchi

Persian Balūchī of the Baluchis, from Balūch, Baloch Baluchi

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“Baluchi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Baluchi. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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