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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  African  \Af"ri*can\,  n. 
  A  native  of  Africa;  also  one  ethnologically  belonging  to  an 
  African  race. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  African  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  African 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  the  nations  of  Africa  or  their  peoples; 
  "African  languages"  [syn:  {African}] 
  n  :  a  native  or  inhabitant  of  Africa  [syn:  {African}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  AFRICAN,  n.  A  nigger  that  votes  our  way 
 
 




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