Afghan

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noun Af·ghan \ˈaf-ˌgan also -gən\

Definition of Afghan

  1. 1a (1) :  pashtun (2) :  pashtob :  a native or inhabitant of Afghanistan

  2. 2 not capitalized :  a blanket or shawl of colored yarn knitted or crocheted in strips or squares

  3. 3 not capitalized :  a Turkoman carpet of large size and long pile woven in geometric designs

  4. 4 :  afghan hound

Afghan

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Afghani

play \af-ˈga-nē, -ˈgä-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of afghan

Persian afghān Pashtun


First Known Use: 1742


AFGHAN Defined for English Language Learners

Afghan

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noun Af·ghan \ˈaf-ˌgan also -gən\

Definition of Afghan for English Language Learners

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



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