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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The Iranian language spoken by the Pashtuns.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as Pushto.

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  • proper noun Official language of Afghanistan.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan; the official language of Afghanistan

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Persian pashtu, from Pashto pašto, perhaps ultimately from Iranian *parsāwa-, border, border people.]

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