Africanist

noun

Definition of Africanist

: a specialist in African languages or cultures

First Known Use of Africanist

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Africanist

african entry 1 + -ist entry 1

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“Africanist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Africanist. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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