African sleeping sickness
african sleeping sickness af·ri·can sleeping sickness (āf’rĭ-kən)
- African swine fever
noun (vet science) a highly contagious fatal disease of pigs caused by a myxovirus. the disease is characterized by fever, blotches on the skin, depression, and lack of coordination
- African time
noun (south african, slang) unpunctuality
- African trypanosomiasis
(def 1). african trypanosomiasis n. either of two types of an often fatal, endemic infectious disease of humans and animals in tropical africa: gambian trypanosomiasis or rhodesian trypanosomiasis.
- African tulip tree
a tropical african evergreen tree, spathodea campaulata, with pinnate leaves, split pods, winged seeds, and large red flowers.
- African union
noun an organization of african states established in 2002 as successor to the oau; it aims to encourage economic development and political stability through increased cooperation between its members au contemporary examples the african union (a.u.), is authorizing a wider african-led mission against the group. child soldiers—where is the help? john prendergast, ashley benner september […]