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Algerine

[ al-juh-reen ]
/ ˌæl dʒəˈrin /
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adjective

noun

algerine,
  1. a pirate.
  2. algerienne.

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Origin of Algerine

First recorded in 1650–60; Alger(ia) + -ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for Algerine (1 of 2)

algerine
/ (ˌældʒəˈriːn) /

noun

a soft striped woollen cloth
C19: from French, from algérien Algerian: because the cloth was originally made in Algeria

British Dictionary definitions for Algerine (2 of 2)

Algerine
/ (ˌældʒəˈriːn) /

adjective

of or relating to Algeria or its inhabitants

noun

a native or inhabitant of Algeria
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