Nubian



[noo-bee-uh n, nyoo-] /ˈnu bi ən, ˈnyu-/

noun
1.
a member of any of the various peoples inhabiting .
2.
the Nilo-Saharan language of the Nubians.
3.
a Nubian or black slave.
4.
a Nubian horse.
adjective
5.
of, relating to, or characteristic of , its people, or their language.
/ˈnjuːbɪən/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Nubia, an ancient region of NE Africa
2.
the language spoken by the people of Nubia
adjective
3.
of or relating to Nubia or its inhabitants
4.
(informal) of or relating to Black culture

c.1400 (n.), c.1730 (adj.), from Medieval Latin Nubianus, from Nubia (see Nubia).

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