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fellah

[ fel-uh ]
/ 藞f蓻l 蓹 /
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noun, plural fel路lahs, Arabic fel路la路hin, fel路la路heen [fel-uh-heen]. /藢f蓻l 蓹藞hin/.
a native peasant or laborer in Egypt, Syria, etc.
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Origin of fellah

First recorded in 1735鈥45, fellah is from the Arabic word fall膩岣 peasant
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British Dictionary definitions for fellah

fellah
/ (藞f蓻l蓹) /

noun plural fellahs, fellahin or fellaheen (藢f蓻l蓹藞hi藧n)
a peasant in Arab countries

Word Origin for fellah

C18: from Arabic, dialect variant of fall膩h, from falaha to cultivate
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