negritude

noun ne·gri·tude \ ˈne-grə-ˌtüd , ˈnē- , -ˌtyüd \

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


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