Afro meaning

ăfrō
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An Afro hair style.
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Designating or of a full, bushy hair style, as worn by some blacks.
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African, African and.

Afro-American.

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A hairstyle characterized by a tightly curled locks and a rounded shape.
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A rounded, thick, tightly curled hairstyle.
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African in style or origin.
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African.

Afro-Asiatic.

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Origin of afro

  • < L Afer, an African

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • From Latin Āfer Āfr- an African

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Probably short for Afro-American

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition