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- a person regarded as descended from Ham
- a member of any of several usually dark-skinned Caucasoid peoples indigenous to N and E Africa, including the Egyptians, Berbers, etc.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A member of a group of peoples of northern and northeast Africa, including the Berbers, Tuaregs, and the ancient Egyptians and their descendants.
Origin: After Ham.