[fah-lah-shuh, fuh-] /fɑˈlɑ ʃə, fə-/

noun, plural Falashas (especially collectively) Falasha.
a member of an Ethiopian people who speak a Hamitic language and who practice a form of Judaism.
noun (pl) -sha, -shas
a member of a tribe of Black Ethiopian Jews

“dark-skinned Jewish tribe of Abyssinia,” 1710, from Ethiopian, literally “exiled, wanderer, immigrant,” from falasa “he wandered.”


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