Definition of negritude
1 : a consciousness of and pride in the cultural and physical aspects of the African heritage
2 : the state or condition of being black
Origin and Etymology of negritude
French négritude, from nègre Negro + -i- + -tude
First Known Use: 1950See Words from the same year
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