roumi

noun
rou·mi | \ˈrümē\
plural -s

Definition of roumi 

usually disparaging

: a non-Muslim

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First Known Use of roumi

circa 1576, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for roumi

Arabic rūmīy Roman, from Latin Roma + Arabic -īy (gentilic suffix)

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