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Meaning of AFRICAN

Pronunciation:  'afrikun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a native or inhabitant of Africa
  2. [adj]  of or relating to the nations of Africa or their peoples; "African languages"
 

AFRICAN is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: Algerian, Angolan, Bantu, Basotho, Beninese, Black African, Burundian, Cameroonian, Carthaginian, Chadian, Chewa, Congolese, Djiboutian, Egyptian, Ethiopian, Eurafrican, Ewe, Gabonese, Gambian, Ghanian, Guinean, human, individual, Kenyan, Liberian, Libyan, Madagascan, Malawian, Malian, Mauritanian, Moroccan, mortal, Mozambican, Namibian, Nigerian, Nigerien, person, Rwandan, Senegalese, Sierra Leonean, Sierra Leonian, Somali, Somalian, somebody, someone, soul, South African, Sudanese, Swazi, Tanzanian, Togolese, Tuareg, Tunisian, Ugandan, Zairean, Zairese, Zambian, Zimbabwean, Zulu

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Af"ri*can\, a. [L. Africus, Africanus, fr. Afer
    African.]
    Of or pertaining to Africa.
    
    {African hemp}, a fiber prepared from the leaves of the
       {Sanseviera Guineensis}, a plant found in Africa and
       India.
    
    {African marigold}, a tropical American plant ({Tagetes
       erecta}).
    
    {African oak} or {African teak}, a timber furnished by
       {Oldfieldia Africana}, used in ship building.
    
    
    
    
  2. \Af"ri*can\, n.
    A native of Africa; also one ethnologically belonging to an
    African race.
    
    
 

 

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