noun, plural fel·lahs, Arabic fel·la·hin, fel·la·heen [fel-uh-heen] /ˌfɛl əˈhin/.
Origin of fellah
Examples from the Web for fellah
In the olden days the lot of the fellah was not quite so happy as it might have been.
Exactness, tidiness, and pride in his work are qualities very rarely found in a fellah.
He was a fine open-faced young man, without any of the clownishness of the fellah, and spoke in a free and easy but gentle manner.
Say, it makes my eyes water sometimes to see the fellah slogging away.The Weavers, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Did we know the story—story about a fellah—fellah who had an aunt, you know?Nights in London|Thomas Burke
British Dictionary definitions for fellah
noun plural fellahs, fellahin or fellaheen (ˌfɛləˈhiːn)
Word Origin for fellah
Word Origin and History for fellah
"Egyptian peasant," 1743, from Arabic fallah "plowman," from falaha "to till the soil."