Berber

noun Ber·ber \ ˈbər-bər \

Definition of Berber

1 : a member of any of various peoples living in northern Africa west of Tripoli
2 a : a branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family comprising languages spoken by various peoples of northern Africa and the Sahara (such as the Tuaregs and the Kabyles)
b : any one of the Berber languages

Origin and Etymology of berber

ultimately from Arabic barbar


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