- a person born or living in Afghanistan
- any of a breed of swift hunting hound, originally from the Near East, with silky hair and a long, narrow head
- [a-] a soft blanket or shawl, crocheted or knitted, esp. in a geometric design
- a. A native or inhabitant of Afghanistan; an Afghani.b. A person of Afghan ancestry.
- afghan a. A knitted or crocheted coverlet or blanket, especially one with colorful geometric designs.b. A rug having a colorful geometric design.
- An Afghan hound.
Origin of AfghanPersian afghān a Pashtun
- Of, from, or pertaining to Afghanistan.
- Of, from, or pertaining to the Pashtun ethnic community.