One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Originally, in ancient India: a non-Aryan or person of an outcaste race; a barbarian. In later use: a person who does not conform with conventional Hindu beliefs and practices; a foreigner.
Late 18th century. From Sanskrit mleccha barbarian, non-Aryan from mlecch- to speak incomprehensibly, of uncertain origin.
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