Tuareg

noun Tua·reg \ ˈtwä-ˌreg \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of Tuareg

plural Tuareg or Tuaregs also Touareg or Touaregs
: a member of a nomadic people of the central and western Sahara and along the middle Niger from Tombouctou to Nigeria

Origin and Etymology of tuareg

Arabic Tawāriq


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