Feringee definition

(dated, used by Hindus) A European.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of feringee - feringhee

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
feringee
Plural:
feringees

Origin of feringee

  • From Hindi, from Persian فرنگی (Farangi, “Frank, French, European”) (compound of فرنگ (Farang) and ـی (-i)), from French Franc.

    From Wiktionary