Feringhee

noun Fe·rin·ghee \fəˈriŋgē\
variants: or

Feringhi

or

Feringi

\fəˈriŋgē\

Definition of Feringhee

plural

-s

  1. 1 India :  european 1a

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

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Origin and Etymology of feringhee

Persian Firingī, Farangī, from Arabic Farenji, Ifranji, modification of Middle French Franc Frank — more at frank


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