blackfellow

[ blak-fel-oh ]
/ ˈblækˌfɛl oʊ /

noun Older Use: Usually Offensive.

a term used to refer to an Aborigine of Australia.

Nearby words

  1. blackened,
  2. blackett,
  3. blackett, patrick maynard stuart,
  4. blackface,
  5. blackfeet,
  6. blackfellow's bread,
  7. blackfin,
  8. blackfire,
  9. blackfish,
  10. blackfly

Also black·fel·la [blak-fel-uh] /ˈblækˌfɛl ə/.

Origin of blackfellow

First recorded in 1730–40; black + fellow

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