Meaning of Pathan in English:

Pathan

noun

another term for Pashtun
  • ‘Like the Pathans of Indian cricket, there are other youngsters out there with the ability to become youth icons.’
  • ‘There are also several distinct ethnic and linguistic groups in Pakistan, including Pathans, Punjabis, Sindhis, and Baluchis.’
  • ‘Another well-known Indian Muslim community is the Pathans.’
  • ‘But what did amaze the Greeks were the Pathans who lived there.’
  • ‘The Pathans call it Abbaseen, Father of Rivers.’

Origin

From Hindi Paṭhān.

Pronunciation

Pathan

/pəˈtɑːn/