fellaheen


noun, plural fel·lahs, Arabic fel·la·hin, fel·la·heen [fel-uh-heen] /ˌfɛl əˈhin/.

  1. a native peasant or laborer in Egypt, Syria, etc.

noun plural fellahs, fellahin or fellaheen (ˌfɛləˈhiːn)

  1. a peasant in Arab countries
n.

“Egyptian peasant,” 1743, from Arabic fallah “plowman,” from falaha “to till the soil.”

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