from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An overland expedition, especially one for hunting or exploring in eastern Africa.
- n. A journey or trip: a sightseeing safari.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A trip into any undeveloped area to see, photograph or hunt wild animals in their own environment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A caravan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa)
Arabic safarīya, safari, journey, from safar, journey; see špr in Semitic roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Swahili safari, from Arabic سفر (safara, "travel"). (Wiktionary)