Definition of Berber
1 : a member of any of various peoples living in northern Africa west of Tripoli
2 a : a branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family comprising languages spoken by various peoples of northern Africa and the Sahara (as the Tuaregs and the Kabyles) b : any one of the Berber languages
Origin and Etymology of berber
ultimately from Arabic barbar
First Known Use: 1732
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