americani

noun, often capitalized
amer·​i·​ca·​ni
variants: or amerikani \ əˌmerəˈkänē \
plural -s

Definition of americani

: unbleached cotton sheeting originally made in America and used in Africa and the Far East

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First Known Use of americani

1874, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for americani

Swahili, from English American entry 2

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“Americani.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/americani. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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