WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
Af•ri•can /ˈæfrɪkən/USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. Language Varietiesof or relating to Africa.

n. [countable]
  • Language Varietiesa person born or living in Africa.


  • Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    African /ˈæfrɪkən/ adj
    1. denoting or relating to Africa or any of its peoples, languages, nations, etc
    n
    1. a native, inhabitant, or citizen of any of the countries of Africa
    2. a member or descendant of any of the peoples of Africa, esp a Black person



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