Fulani

noun
Fu·​la·​ni | \ ˈfü-ˌlä-nē How to pronounce Fulani (audio) , fü-ˈlä- How to pronounce Fulani (audio) \
plural Fulani or Fulanis

Definition of Fulani

1 : fula sense 1 especially : the Fula of northern Nigeria and adjacent areas

First Known Use of Fulani

1839, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Fulani.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fulani. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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