Pathan[pə tän′, pət hän′]
Pathan definition by Webster's New World
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Origin: Hindi paṭhān ; from Afghan pëstānë, plural of pëṣtūn, an Afghan
Pathan definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A member of a Pashto-speaking people of eastern Afghanistan and northwest Pakistan, constituting the majority population of Afghanistan.
Origin: Hindi Paṭhān, from Pashto Pəštana, pl. of Pəštūn, an Afghan, from pašto, Pashto.