fellah

noun fel·lah \ ˈfe-lə , fə-ˈlä \

Definition of fellah

plural fellahin also fellaheen play \ˌfe-lə-ˈhēn, fə-ˌlä-ˈhēn\
: a peasant or agricultural laborer in an Arab country (such as Egypt)

Origin and Etymology of fellah

Arabic fallāḥ


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