Origin of Rastafarianfrom Ras Tafari, earlier name of Haile Selassie
The Rastafarian does not cut his hair because that is part of his belief.
The definition of Rastafarian is a person belonging to a religious sect originated in Jamaica that believes Haile Selassie was a divine savior and that Ethiopia is Eden.
An example of a Rastafarian is reggae musician Peter Tosh.
a member of a Jamaican religious sect which holds that Haile Selassie was divine and a savior, that Ethiopia is Eden, and that blacks will eventually be repatriated to Africa
also called Ras′ta