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African

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African
ADJ

africano
NM
African
N

African rue
N

African falcon
N


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English Definitions

African
N
a native or inhabitant of Africa
African
of or relating to the nations of Africa or their peoples
African American
N
an American whose ancestors were born in Africa
African American English
N
a nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States
African American Vernacular English
N
a nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States
African bowstring hemp
N
bowstring hemp of South Africa
African chameleon
N
a chameleon found in Africa
African clawed frog
N
a tongueless frog native to Africa; established in the United States as result of release of laboratory and aquarium animals
African coral snake
N
small widely distributed arboreal snake of southern Africa banded in black and orange
African country
N
any one of the countries occupying the African continent
African crocodile
N
a dangerous crocodile widely distributed in Africa
African daisy
N
shrub of southwestern Mediterranean region having yellow daisylike flowers
African daisy
N
African or Asiatic herbs with daisylike flowers
African daisy
N
any of several plants of the genus Arctotis having daisylike flowers
African elephant
N
an elephant native to Africa having enormous flapping ears and ivory tusks
African gray
N
commonly domesticated grey parrot with red-and-black tail and white face; native to equatorial Africa
African green monkey
N
common savannah monkey with greenish-grey back and yellow tail
African grey
N
commonly domesticated grey parrot with red-and-black tail and white face; native to equatorial Africa
African hemp
N
bowstring hemp of South Africa
African hemp
N
large shrub of South Africa having many conspicuously hairy branches with large hairy leaves and clusters of conspicuous white flowers
African holly
N
woolly-stemmed biennial arborescent shrub of tropical Africa and southern Asia having silvery-white prickly branches, clusters of blue or white flowers, and bright red berries resembling holly berries
African hunting dog
N
a powerful doglike mammal of southern and eastern Africa that hunts in large packs; now rare in settled area
African lily
N
African plant with bright green evergreen leaves and umbels of many usually deep violet-blue flowers
African love grass
N
perennial South African grass having densely clumped flimsy stems; introduced into United States especially for erosion control
African mahogany
N
African tree having hard heavy odorless wood
African marigold
N
a stout branching annual with large yellow to orange flower heads; Mexico and Central America
African millet
N
East Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient
African monitor
N
destroys crocodile eggs
African nation
N
any one of the countries occupying the African continent
African oil palm
N
oil palm of Africa
African sandalwood
N
small shrubby African tree with hard wood used as a dyewood yielding a red dye
African scented mahogany
N
African tree having rather lightweight cedar-scented wood varying in color from pink to reddish brown
African tea
N
the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant
African tulip
N
African plant with bright green evergreen leaves and umbels of many usually deep violet-blue flowers
African violet
N
tropical African plant cultivated as a houseplant for its violet or white or pink flowers
African walnut
N
tropical African timber tree with wood that resembles mahogany
African wild ass
N
a wild ass of Africa
African yellowwood
N
South African tree or shrub having a rounded crown
African-American
N
an American whose ancestors were born in Africa
African-American
pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry
African-American music
N
music created by African-American musicians; early forms were songs that had a melodic line and a strong rhythmic beat with repeated choruses
N
tall large-horned humped cattle of South Africa; used for meat or draft
N
a strain of bees that originated in Brazil in the 1950s as a cross between an aggressive African bee and a honeybee; retains most of the traits of the African bee; now spread as far north as Texas
Africanized honey bee
N
a strain of bees that originated in Brazil in the 1950s as a cross between an aggressive African bee and a honeybee; retains most of the traits of the African bee; now spread as far north as Texas
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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