Associations to the word «African»


AFRICAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to Africa.
AFRICAN, noun. A native of Africa; also one ethnologically belonging to an African race.
AFRICAN AMERICAN, adjective. Alternative spelling of African-American
AFRICAN AMERICAN, noun. Alternative spelling of African-American
AFRICAN AMERICAN VERNACULAR ENGLISH, proper noun. A variation of Modern English spoken predominately by lower socioeconomic class individuals of African descent, usually in urban or suburban surroundings in the United States.
AFRICAN AMERICANS, noun. Plural of African American
AFRICAN ANTEATER, noun. A common term confusingly used of both aardvark and pangolin.
AFRICAN ANTEATERS, noun. Plural of African anteater
AFRICAN BUFFALO, noun. A large African bovid, Syncerus caffer.
AFRICAN BUFFALOS, noun. Plural of African buffalo
AFRICAN CHERRY ORANGE, noun. Citropsis articulata, a small tree or shrub bearing a small citrus fruit about three inches in diameter native to Africa.
AFRICAN CHERRY ORANGES, noun. Plural of African cherry orange
AFRICAN CLAWED FROG, noun. A clawed frog found in southern Africa, Xenopus laevis, that has some properties very useful for genetics.
AFRICAN CLAWED FROGS, noun. Plural of African clawed frog
AFRICAN CRAKE, noun. Crex egregia, a bird from the family Rallidae.
AFRICAN CRAKES, noun. Plural of African crake
AFRICAN ELEPHANT, noun. Either of two species of elephant, Loxodonta africana or Loxodonta cyclotis, found in Africa.
AFRICAN ELEPHANTS, noun. Plural of African elephant
AFRICAN FOREST ELEPHANT, noun. One of the two species of African elephant, Loxodonta cyclotis.
AFRICAN HUNTING DOG, noun. A wild canid, Lycaon pictus, typically black, white and tan, found in Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa.
AFRICAN HUNTING DOGS, noun. Plural of African hunting dog
AFRICAN LILIES, noun. Plural of African lily
AFRICAN LILY, noun. Any of certain flowering plants of the genus Agapanthus, especially Agapanthus umbellatus.
AFRICAN MAHOGANY, noun. A tree with wood resembling mahogany, as from:
AFRICAN MAHOGANY, noun. Genus Khaya of the family Meliaceae
AFRICAN MAHOGANY, noun. Genus Afzelia of the family Fabaceae (legumes).
AFRICAN MOLE CRICKET, noun. A mole cricket living in South Africa, Gryllotalpa africana.
AFRICAN MOLE CRICKETS, noun. Plural of African mole cricket
AFRICAN PENGUIN, noun. A species of penguin, Spheniscus demersus, which live on the south-west coast of Africa.
AFRICAN PENGUINS, noun. Plural of African penguin
AFRICAN SACRED IBIS, noun. Synonym of sacred ibis.
AFRICAN SAVANNAH ELEPHANT, noun. One of the two species of African elephant, Loxodonta africana.
AFRICAN TRADITIONAL RELIGION, noun. (countable) A belief system native to Africa.
AFRICAN TRADITIONAL RELIGION, noun. (uncountable) A syncretic belief system, combining the common aspects of many African mythologies.
AFRICAN TRADITIONALIST, noun. An adherent of an African traditional religion.
AFRICAN TRADITIONALISTS, noun. Plural of African traditionalist
AFRICAN TRYPANOSOMIASIS, noun. Sleeping sickness caused by protozoa of the species Trypanosoma brucei
AFRICAN UNION, proper noun. A multinational organisation consisting of 53 African nations.
AFRICAN VIOLET, noun. A perennial plant of the genus Saintpaulia, especialy Saintpaulia ionantha, with fine haired round leaves and velvety petals.
AFRICAN VIOLETS, noun. Plural of African violet
AFRICAN WILD DOG, noun. A wild canid, Lycaon pictus.
AFRICAN WILD DOGS, noun. Plural of African wild dog
AFRICAN WILDCAT, noun. Felis silvestris lybica, a subspecies of the wildcat (Felis silvestris).
AFRICAN WILDCATS, noun. Plural of African wildcat
AFRICAN WORMWOOD, noun. An aromatic African plant, with many traditional medicinal uses, Artemisia afra
AFRICAN WORMWOODS, noun. Plural of African wormwood

Dictionary definition

AFRICAN, noun. A native or inhabitant of Africa.
AFRICAN, adjective. Of or relating to the nations of Africa or their peoples; "African languages".

Wise words

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