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: a native or inhabitant of Afghanistan
: a blanket or shawl of colored yarn knitted or crocheted in strips or squares
: a Turkoman carpet of large size and long pile woven in geometric designs
: afghan hound
1742, in the meaning defined at sense 1a(1)
borrowed from Persian afghān "Pashtun"
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: a person born, raised, or living in Afghanistan
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: a person born or living in Afghanistan
: a blanket or shawl made of colored wool or cotton knitted or crocheted into patterns
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