Afghan

noun Af·ghan \ ˈaf-ˌgan also -gən \

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

Afghan

or Afghani play \af-ˈga-nē, -ˈgä-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of afghan

borrowed from Persian afghān "Pashtun"


AFGHAN Defined for English Language Learners

Afghan

Definition of Afghan for English Language Learners

  • : a person born, raised, or living in Afghanistan


AFGHAN Defined for Kids

Afghan

noun Af·ghan \ ˈaf-ˌgan \

Definition of Afghan for Students

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


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