Fulani

noun
Fu·la·ni | \ ˈfü-ˌlä-nē , fü-ˈlä- \
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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