AskDefine | Define Berber

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1 a member of a Caucasoid Muslim people of northern Africa
2 an ethnic minority descended from Berbers and Arabs and living in northern Africa [syn: Arab-Berber]
3 a cluster of related dialects that were once the major language of northern Africa west of Egypt; now spoken mostly in Morocco

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Proper noun

  1. An ethnic group indigenous to northwest Africa.
  2. A group of closely related Afroasiatic languages spoken in northern Africa, particularly Morocco and Algeria.


  1. Of the Berber people, their culture, or their language.


Extensive Definition

Berber may refer to:
People called Berber:
Berber in Danish: Berbisk
Berber in Hungarian: Berber
Berber in Dutch: Berber
Berber in Romanian: Berber (dezambiguizare)
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