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 for African
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  African \Af"ri*can\, a. [L. Africus, Africanus, fr. Afer
     African.]
     Of or pertaining to Africa.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     African hemp, a fiber prepared from the leaves of the
        Sanseviera Guineensis, a plant found in Africa and
        India.
  
     African marigold, a tropical American plant ({Tagetes
        erecta).
  
     African oak or African teak, a timber furnished by
        Oldfieldia Africana, used in ship building.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     African violet .
  
     African-American, see African-American.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  African \Af"ri*can\, n.
     A native of Africa; also one ethnologically belonging to an
     African race.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  African
      adj 1: of or relating to the nations of Africa or their peoples;
             "African languages"
      n 1: a native or inhabitant of Africa

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  AFRICAN, n.  A nigger that votes our way.
  

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