Beni-Israel

noun Beni-Is·ra·el \ ˌbe-nē-ˈiz-rē-əl+ \

Definition of Beni-Israel

plural Beni-Israel
1 : a people of Jewish descent living in the neighborhood of Bombay, India, and known to history at least as early as the 12th century a.d.
2 : a member of the Beni-Israel people

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Origin and Etymology of beni-israel

Arabic banī Isrā'īl the children of Israel


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