Definition of Afrasian in English:

Afrasian

adjective

  • Of, belonging, or relating to Africa and Asia considered together; specifically designating the group of languages also known as Hamito-Semitic.

noun

  • Something that relates to both Africa and Asia; specifically the group of languages also known as Hamito-Semitic.

Origin

Early 20th century. From Afro- + Asian. Compare Afro-Asian, Afro-Asian, Afro-Asiatic, and Eurasian.

Pronunciation:

Afrasian

/afrˈeɪʃ(ə)n/