Afro

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noun Af·ro \ˈa-(ˌ)frō\

Definition of Afro

plural

Afros

  1. :  a hairstyle of tight curls in a full evenly rounded shape

Afroed

play \-(ˌ)frōd\ adjective

Illustration of afro

1966

First Known Use of afro

1966


Afro-

combining form Af·ro
variants: or

Afr-

Definition of Afro-

  1. :  African <Afro-American> :  African and <Afro-Asiatic>

Origin and Etymology of afro-

Latin Afr-, Afer


AFRO Defined for English Language Learners

Afro

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noun Af·ro \ˈa-(ˌ)frō\

Definition of Afro for English Language Learners

  • : a hairstyle in which very curly hair is shaped into a smooth round ball


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