noun \ˈa-(ˌ)frō\

: a hairstyle in which very curly hair is shaped into a smooth round ball

plural Afros

Full Definition of AFRO

:  a hairstyle of tight curls in a full evenly rounded shape
Af·roed \-(ˌ)frōd\ adjective

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