- an African custom, characteristic, or belief
- a word, phrase, grammatical construction, or other feature originating in or peculiar to an African language
- devotion to African customs, traditions, etc.; specif., advocacy of independence for African states or of Pan-Africanism
See Africanism in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- A characteristically African cultural feature, such as a belief or custom.
- A linguistic feature of an African language occurring in a non-African language.