from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a North African, primarily Muslim people living in settled or nomadic tribes from Morocco to Egypt.
- n. Any of the Afro-Asiatic languages of the Berbers.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A member of a particular ethnic group indigenous to northwest Africa.
- proper n. A group of closely related Afroasiatic languages spoken in northern Africa, particularly Morocco and Algeria.
- adj. Of the Berber people, their culture, or their language.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A member of a race somewhat resembling the Arabs, but often classed as Hamitic, who were formerly the inhabitants of the whole of North Africa from the Mediterranean southward into the Sahara, and who still occupy a large part of that region; -- called also Kabyles. Also, the language spoken by this people.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A person belonging to any one of a group of tribes inhabiting the mountainous parts of Barbary and portions of the Sahara, descended from the primitive race of those regions.
- n. The language spoken by the Berbers. It is one of the Hamitic languages.
- Of or pertaining to the Berbers or their language.
- n. A cold fog, analogous to fine sleet, which freezes to one's face and hair or beard. See barber.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a cluster of related dialects that were once the major language of northern Africa west of Egypt; now spoken mostly in Morocco
- n. a member of an indigenous people of northern Africa
Arabic Barbar.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)