Rastafarian

noun Ras·ta·far·i·an \ ˌra-stə-ˈfer-ē-ən , ˌräs-tə-ˈfär- \

Definition of Rastafarian

: an adherent of Rastafarianism

Rastafarian

adjective

Origin and Etymology of rastafarian

Ras Tafari, precoronation name of Haile Selassie


RASTAFARIAN Defined for English Language Learners

Rastafarian

noun

Definition of Rastafarian for English Language Learners

  • : a member of a religious movement among black Jamaicans which teaches that black people will eventually return to Africa and which worships Haile Selassie, the former Emperor of Ethiopia


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