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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...
- The Indian pariah dog, also known as the Indian native dog and Desi Dog, is a landrace of dog native to the Indian subcontinent. Dating back to the Neolithic...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Sighthounds, also called gazehounds, are breeds or types of hunting dogs that primarily hunt by sight and speed, rather than by scent and endurance as...
- Pariah's Pariah is the tenth album by saxophonist Gary Thomas recorded in 1997 and released on the Winter & Winter label. AllMusic awarded the album 4...
- Pariah is a scientist in comics published by DC Comics. He first appeared in Crisis on Infinite Earths #1 (April 1985), and was created by Marv Wolfman...
- 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...
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