Definition of Madagascan in English:

Madagascan

adjective

  • Relating to or characteristic of Madagascar or its inhabitants.

    ‘a nationally protected Madagascan rainforest’
    • ‘The Madagascan farmers are making chocolate with their own beans.’
    • ‘Besides gibbons, singing primates include the Madagascan lemurs called indris, the tarsiers of Sulawesi, and the tiff monkeys of South America.’
    • ‘In addition to the international research teams, the Wildlife Conservation Society promotes and finances studies by Madagascan students.’

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of Madagascar.

    ‘some Madagascans hunt the aye-ayes for their meat’
    • ‘Madagascans feel a profound, indeed sacred, link to their land.’
    • ‘It has been widely-reported Tunisia have invited the Madagascans for a friendly.’
    • ‘The Madagascans made sure of a place in the semi-finals with a 8–5 victory.’

Pronunciation

Madagascan

/madəˈɡaskən/