African vs Oliphant - What's the difference?

african | oliphant |


As an adjective african

is african.

african

English

Alternative forms

* Afric

Adjective

(-)
  • Of or pertaining to Africa.
  • Derived terms

    * African elephant * African hemp * African marigold * African oak * African penguin * African teak * African violet * North African * South African

    Hyponyms

    * Maghrebi * Congolese * Ethiopian * Ugandan * Zimbabwean * Mozambican

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A native of Africa; also one ethnologically belonging to an African race.
  • * 2007 , African Immigrant Religions in America (ISBN 0814762409):
  • Africans constitute significantly growing populations not only in major urban centers such as New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, and Atlanta but also in small and midsize cities in states such as Ohio and Maine.

    Hyponyms

    * sub-Saharan, Maghrebi

    Derived terms

    * Africanism

    Anagrams

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    oliphant

    English

    Alternative forms

    * olifant * olyfaunte * olyphant * oliphaunt

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic, and, historical) An elephant.
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