Berber

noun
Ber·ber | \ˈbər-bər \

Definition of Berber 

1 : a member of any of various peoples living in northern Africa west of Tripoli

2a : 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

First Known Use of Berber

1732, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Berber

ultimately from Arabic barbar

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