Definition of Peul in US English:

Peul

(also Peuhl, Peule, Peulh)

noun

  • 1A member of a widely scattered people of north-western sub-Saharan Africa; = "Fula".

  • 2The Niger-Congo language of the Peul; = "Fula".

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or designating the Pullo; = "Fula".

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the American Geographical Society. From French Peul from Wolof Pël, related to Fulfulde Pullo.