non-African

adjective
non-Af·​ri·​can | \ ˌnän-ˈa-fri-kən also -ˈä- How to pronounce non-African (audio) \

Definition of non-African

: not of, relating to, or characteristic of Africa or its people : not African non-African families non-African languages

First Known Use of non-African

1856, in the meaning defined above

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