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Baluchi

[buh-loo-chee]
noun, plural Ba·lu·chis, (especially collectively) Ba·lu·chi for 1.
  1. a member of a nomadic, primarily Sunni Muslim people of Baluchistan.
  2. the language of the Baluchi, an Iranian language of the Indo-European family.
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Origin of Baluchi

Borrowed into English from Persian around 1610–20
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Baluchi

Balochi (bəˈləʊtʃɪ)

noun
  1. plural -chis or -chi a member of a Muslim people living chiefly in coastal Pakistan and Iran
  2. the language of this people, belonging to the West Iranian branch of the Indo-European family
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adjective
  1. of or relating to Baluchistan, its inhabitants, or their language
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