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Baluchi

[ buh-loo-chee ]
/ bəˈlu tʃi /
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noun, plural Ba·lu·chis, (especially collectively) Ba·lu·chi for 1.

a member of a nomadic, primarily Sunni Muslim people of Baluchistan.
the language of the Baluchi, an Iranian language of the Indo-European family.

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Also Balochi, Baluch.

Origin of Baluchi

Borrowed into English from Persian around 1610–20
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British Dictionary definitions for Baluchi

Baluchi

Balochi (bəˈləʊtʃɪ)

/ (bəˈluːtʃɪ) /

noun

plural -chis or -chi a member of a Muslim people living chiefly in coastal Pakistan and Iran
the language of this people, belonging to the West Iranian branch of the Indo-European family

adjective

of or relating to Baluchistan, its inhabitants, or their language
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