- pl. -·regs· or -·reg· a member of a Berber people of the W and central Sahara
- the variety of Berber spoken by this people
Origin of Tuaregfrom Arabic taw?rig, plural of targw?: meaning unknown
nounpl. Tuareg, or Tua·regs
A member of a traditionally Muslim, Berber-speaking people inhabiting the western and central Sahara and western Sahel of northwest Africa.
Origin of TuaregArabic &tlowdot;awāriq
- A member of the Tuareg people
From Arabic Ø§Ù„Ø·ÙˆØ§Ø±Ù‚ (al-Tawaariq, “the Tuareg"), from Ø·Ø§Ø±Ù‚Ø© (Taariqa, “calamity"), from Ø·Ø±Ù‚ (TÃ¡raqa, “to knock").