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a combining form of Africa:
Afro-American; Afro-Asiatic.
Also, especially before a vowel, Afr-.
Origin of Afro-
< Latin Āfr- (stem of Āfer an African) + -o- Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for Afro-


combining form
indicating Africa or African: Afro-Asiatic
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Word Origin and History for Afro-

word-forming element meaning "African," from Latin Afr-, stem of Afer, Afri "African" (see Africa), or directly from African.

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