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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 or INDog, South Asian pye dog and Desi Dog, is a landrace of dog native to the Indian subcontinent...
- Pariah is a fictional character in stories published by DC Comics. A scientist, he first appeared in the limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths #1 (April...
- 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...
- Pye-dog (sometimes pariah dog) is a term used to describe an ownerless, half-wild, free-ranging dog that lives in or close to human settlements throughout...
- 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 drama film written and directed by Dee Rees. It tells the story of Alike (Adepero Oduye), a 17-year-old African American embracing...
- In group theory, the term pariah was introduced by Robert Griess in Griess (1982) to refer to the six sporadic simple groups which are not subquotients...
- carpal patch. M. m. govinda – Sykes, 1832: small Indian kite (formerly pariah kite) Eastern ****stan east through tropical India and Sri Lanka to Indochina...
- Pariah Press was the company, funded by Mike Nystul, that published the first commercial edition of The Whispering Vault role-playing game. Mike Nystul...
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