from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Of or relating to Afghanistan or its people, language, or culture.
- noun A native or inhabitant of Afghanistan; an Afghani.
- noun A person of Afghan ancestry.
- noun A knitted or crocheted coverlet or blanket, especially one with colorful geometric designs.
- noun A carpet having a colorful geometric design.
- noun An Afghan hound.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A native or an inhabitant of Afghanistan, a mountainous country lying northwest of British India, south of Asiatic Russia, and east of Persia; distinctively, a member of the principal or dominant race of Afghanistan, speaking the Afghan language, the other inhabitants generally speaking Persian.
- noun The language of the Afghans, called by themselves Pushtu or Pukhtu, of Aryan affinity, though formerly supposed by some to be Semitic.
- noun [lowercase] A kind of blanket made of knitted or crocheted wool, used as a sofa-cover or as a carriage-robe.
- Pertaining or relating to Afghanistan or its people.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A native of Afghanistan.
- noun A kind of worsted blanket or wrap.
- adjective Of or pertaining to Afghanistan.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A person from
Afghanistanor of Afghan descent.
- noun A person of
Pashtunethnicity or of Pashtun descent.
- noun A breed of dogs, the
- proper noun
Pashto, a language primarily spoken in Afghanistanand northwestern Pakistan.
- proper noun UK, military slang Short form for
- adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Afghanistan.
- adjective Of, from, or pertaining to the
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Afghanistan or its people
- noun a blanket knitted or crocheted in strips or squares; sometimes used as a shawl
- noun a native or inhabitant of Afghanistan
- noun tall graceful breed of hound with a long silky coat; native to the Near East
- noun an Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan; the official language of Afghanistan
- noun a coat made of sheepskin
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
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