Definitions

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

  • noun A peasant or agricultural laborer in an Arab country, such as Syria or Egypt.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An Egyptian or Syrian peasant, laborer, or tiller of the soil.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A peasant or cultivator of the soil among the Egyptians, Syrians, etc.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of fella.
  • noun A peasant, farmer or agricultural laborer in the Middle East and North Africa.

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

  • noun an agricultural laborer in Arab countries

Etymologies

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

[Arabic fallāḥ, from falaḥa, to cultivate, till; see plx̣ in Semitic roots.]

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Representing a colloquial pronunciation of fellow.

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From Arabic فَلَّاح ‘tiller of the soil’.

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  • fellows cultivate?

    April 14, 2012