Pronunciation: (af'rō), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -ros.
of or pertaining to Afro-Americans or to black traditions, culture, etc.: Afro societies; Afro hair styles.
a hair style originating with black persons, in which the hair is allowed to grow naturally and to acquire a bushy appearance.
a combining form of Africa: Afro-American; Afro-Asiatic. Also, esp. before a vowel,Afr-.
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