noun, plural Fa·la·shas, (especially collectively) Fa·la·sha.
- a member of an Ethiopian people who speak a Hamitic language and who practice a form of Judaism.
noun plural -sha or -shas
- a member of a tribe of Black Ethiopian Jews
“dark-skinned Jewish tribe of Abyssinia,” 1710, from Ethiopian, literally “exiled, wanderer, immigrant,” from falasa “he wandered.”