- A native or inhabitant of the Sahara.
Sahara + -an
Variant of Sahara
vast desert region in N Africa, extending from the Atlantic to the Nile (or to the Red Sea): c. 3,500,000 sq mi (9,064,965 sq km)
Origin of SaharaArabic ṣaḥrā' (pl. ṣaḥārā), desert