[af-roh-kyoo-buh n]


combining elements of black African culture with those of Cuban culture.


percussive Latin music originating in Cuba and showing strong African rhythmic influence.

Origin of Afro-Cuban

First recorded in 1945–50 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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of or relating to a type of jazz influenced by Cuban variants of African rhythmsCompare Cu-bop
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