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noun

a group of languages of W Africa constituting a branch of the Niger-Congo subfamily of languages, and including Fulani and Wolof.

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West Atlantic

noun

the W part of the Atlantic Ocean, esp the N Atlantic around North America
a branch of the Niger-Congo family of African languages, spoken in Senegal and in scattered areas eastwards, including Fulani and Wolof

adjective

relating to or belonging to this group of languages
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