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Definition of Pariah

Pariah
Pariah Pa"ri*ah, n. [From Tamil paraiyan, pl. paraiyar, one of the low caste, fr. parai a large drum, because they beat the drums at certain festivals.] 1. One of an aboriginal people of Southern India, regarded by the four castes of the Hindoos as of very low grade. They are usually the serfs of the Sudra agriculturalists. See Caste. --Balfour (Cyc. of India). 2. An outcast; one despised by society. Pariah dog (Zo["o]l.), a mongrel race of half-wild dogs which act as scavengers in Oriental cities. Pariah kite (Zo["o]l.), a species of kite (Milvus govinda) which acts as a scavenger in India.

Meaning of Pariah from wikipedia

- Pariah may refer to: A member of the Paraiyar caste in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu Pariah state, a country whose behavior does not conform to norms...
- In ecology, the term pariah dog refers to free-ranging dogs that occupy an ecological niche based on waste from human settlements. When used in this manner...
- The Indian pariah dog or Indian native dog, ,also known as the pye-dog and Desi dog, (Canis lupus familiaris) is the aboriginal landrace of the Indian...
- A pariah state (also called an international pariah or a global pariah) is a nation considered to be an outcast in the international community. A pariah...
- Sighthounds, also called gazehounds, are breeds of hunting dogs that primarily hunt by sight and speed, rather than by scent and endurance as scent hounds...
- studio album, God Willin' & the Cr**** Don't Rise (Ray Lamontagne and the Pariah Dogs), was released in August 2010. In December 2010, LaMontagne received...
- Pariah is a 2011 American art drama film written and directed by Dee Rees. It tells the story of Alike (Adepero Oduye), a 17-year-old African American...
- carpal patch. M. m. govinda – Sykes, 1832: small Indian kite (formerly pariah kite) Eastern ****stan east through tropical India and Sri Lanka to Indochina...
- The Canaan Dog, also known as the Palestinian Pariah dog and the Bedouin Sheepdog, is a breed of pariah dog, which has been in existence in the Middle...
- American screenwriter and director. She is known for her feature films Pariah (2011), Bessie (2015), and Mudbound (2017). The latter was adapted from...
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