noun, plural fel·lahs, Arabic fel·la·hin, fel·la·heen [fel-uh-heen] /ˌfɛl əˈhin/.
Origin of fellah
Examples from the Web for fellaheen
They are poor girls, daughters of two of our neighbors who are fellaheen or farmers.The Women of the Arabs|Henry Harris Jessup
The crops are growing, the fellaheen are at work in the fields and everywhere the wild flowers bloom.The Old World and Its Ways|William Jennings Bryan
The fellaheen and Bedouins looked to see the Mudir summon the Ulema to condemn the woman to shame and darkness everlasting.Donovan Pasha And Some People Of Egypt, Complete|Gilbert Parker
The faces of the fellaheen are the faces of Thotmes and Seti.The Weavers, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Under the influence of capitalist economy, the screws were put on the fellaheen by taxation.The Accumulation of Capital|Rosa Luxemburg
noun plural fellahs, fellahin or fellaheen (ˌfɛləˈhiːn)
Word Origin for fellah
"Egyptian peasant," 1743, from Arabic fallah "plowman," from falaha "to till the soil."