1. adjective /ˈæf.ɹɪ.kən/
Of or pertaining to Africa.
2. noun /ˈæf.ɹɪ.kən/
A native of Africa; also one ethnologically belonging to an African race.

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  • 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. Phrases and idioms: African American an American citizen of African origin or descent. African elephant the elephant,… …   Useful english dictionary

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