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A dark-skinned African; especially one who is a native or inhabitant of sub-Saharan Africa.
Of or relating to black Africans.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in William Rowley (?1585–1626), actor and playwright.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.