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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A characteristically African cultural feature, such as a belief or custom.
  • noun A linguistic feature of an African language occurring in a non-African language.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An African provincialism; a peculiarity of Latin diction characteristic of some of the African fathers of the church.
  • noun A mode or peculiarity of speech of the African race in America.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A word, phrase, idiom, or custom peculiar to Africa or Africans.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Eurocentric representation of Africans or people of African ancestry.
  • noun A characteristically African cultural feature, such as a belief, custom or linguistic feature.

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