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Afghan

noun Af·ghan \ˈaf-ˌgan also -gən\

: a person born, raised, or living in Afghanistan

Full Definition of AFGHAN

1
a (1) :  pashtun (2) :  pashto
b :  a native or inhabitant of Afghanistan
2
not capitalized :  a blanket or shawl of colored yarn knitted or crocheted in strips or squares
3
not capitalized :  a Turkoman carpet of large size and long pile woven in geometric designs
4
Afghan or Af·ghani \af-ˈga-nē, -ˈgä-\ adjective

Origin of AFGHAN

Persian afghān Pashtun
First Known Use: 1742
AFGHAN Defined for Kids

Afghan

noun Af·ghan \ˈaf-ˌgan\

Definition of AFGHAN for Kids

1
:  a person born or living in Afghanistan
2
not cap :  a blanket or shawl made of colored wool or cotton knitted or crocheted into patterns

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