Bambara

noun
Bam·​ba·​ra | \bam-ˈbär-ə \
plural Bambara or Bambaras

Definition of Bambara 

1 : a member of an African people of the upper Niger

2 : a Mande language of the Bambara people

First Known Use of Bambara

1764, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Bambara

Arabic bambāra, probably ultimately from Bambara bamana, a self-designation

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