kafir

noun kaf·ir \ ˈka-fər \

Definition of kafir

: a grain sorghum with stout, short-jointed, somewhat juicy stalks, large leaves, and erect heads

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First Known Use of kafir

circa 1785


Kafir

noun Kaf·ir \ ˈka-fər \

Definition of Kafir

: nuristani 1

Origin and Etymology of kafir

Arabic kāfir


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