Eurafrican

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adjective

Eur·​african
(ˈ)yu̇r+
1
: of or belonging to the continents of Europe and Africa combined
2
: of or relating to the biogeographic region that includes most of Europe and northern Africa south to the Sahara
3
: of European and African descent

Eurafrican

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noun

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1
: an assumed prehistoric subrace or type from which originated Mediterraneans of Europe and certain North African peoples (as in Algeria, Egypt, and Ethiopia)
also : a person of such a subrace or type
2
: a person of European and African descent

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

International Scientific Vocabulary Eur- + African

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“Eurafrican.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eurafrican. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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