Three Fellahs

Three Fellahs by Charles Gleyre

Artist: Charles Gleyre
Title: Three Fellahs/ Trois fellahs 1835
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Thanks to a tip by Hermes here is the meaning of fellah according to Wikipedi:

Fellah (Arabic: فلاح‎) (plural Fellahin, فلاحين) is a peasant, farmer or agricultural laborer in the Middle East. The word derives from the Arabic word for ploughman or tiller. During the time of the spread of Islam, it was used to distinguish between Arab settlers who were usually nomadic (i.e, bedouin), and the indigenous rural population (i.e, fellahin) of the conquered territories, such as the Egyptians and the Syriacs of the Levant.
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