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Meaning of AFRICAN

Pronunciation:  'afrikun

WordNet Dictionary
  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
  1. \Af"ri*can\, a. [L. Africus, Africanus, fr. Afer
    Of or pertaining to Africa.
    {African hemp}, a fiber prepared from the leaves of the
       {Sanseviera Guineensis}, a plant found in Africa and
    {African marigold}, a tropical American plant ({Tagetes
    {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.