Definition of allophyle in English:

allophyle

noun

rare
  • A member of another tribe; a foreigner, an alien. rare.

adjective

rare

Origin

Old English; earliest use found in The Paris Psalter. From post-classical Latin allophylus (adjective) foreign, (noun) foreigner, especially with reference to the Philistines (Vetus Latina) from ancient Greek ἀλλόϕυλος of another tribe, foreign, in Hellenistic Greek frequently with reference to the Philistines from ἀλλο- + ϕυλή.

Pronunciation

allophyle

/ˈaləfʌɪl/