noun Western African
Word Origin for mallam
Examples from the Web for mallam
This particular Mallam struck me as being absolutely the finest-looking native I had seen during our trip.A Camera Actress in the Wilds of Togoland|Meg Gehrts
They found here Mallam Dendow, a cousin of Bello, very old and feeble.Great African Travellers|W.H.G. Kingston
She thought Dora must be charming, since Mallam was in love with her.
As she looked, Dora passed by, and broad-shouldered young Mallam with her.
They had a little party, for all the Raymores joined them, and young Mallam was there also, their guest for the night.