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african

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Adjective, Noun
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Af=ri=can

CIDE DICTIONARY

africana. [L. Africus, Africanus, fr. Afer African.].
     Of or pertaining to Africa.  [1913 Webster]
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.
African violet . -- African-American, see African-American.
africann. 
     A native of Africa; also one ethnologically belonging to an African race.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

african, n. & adj.
--n.
1 a native of Africa (esp. a dark-skinned person).
2 a person of African descent.
--adj. of or relating to Africa.

Idiom
African American an American citizen of African origin or descent. African elephant the elephant, Loxodonta africana, of Africa, which is larger than the Indian elephant. African violet a saintpaulia, Saintpaulia ionantha, with heart-shaped velvety leaves and blue, purple, or pink flowers.
Etymology
L Africanus

DEVIL DICTIONARY

african

n. A nigger that votes our way.

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