Feringhee

noun
Fe·​rin·​ghee
variants: or Feringhi or Feringi \fəˈriŋgē \
plural -s

Definition of Feringhee 

1 India : european

2 India, usually disparaging : a Eurasian especially of Portuguese-Indian descent

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History and Etymology for Feringhee

Persian Firingī, Farangī, from Arabic Farenji, Ifranji, modification of Middle French Franc Frank

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