Pronunciation: (fOO'lä-nē, foo-lä'-), [key]
—pl. -nis, (esp. collectively) -ni for 1.
1. Also,Fulah.a member of a pastoral and nomadic people of mixed African and Mediterranean ancestry, scattered through W Africa from Senegal to Cameroon.
2. the language of the Fulani, a Niger-Congo language closely related to Wolof. Also,Ful,Fula,Peul.
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