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Noun: Fulani  'foo,laa-nee
  1. A family of languages of the Fulani of West Africa and used as a lingua franca in the sub-Saharan regions from Senegal to Chad; the best known of the West African languages
    - Fula, Ful, Peul
     
  2. A member of a pastoral and nomadic people of western Africa; they are traditionally cattle herders of Muslim faith
    - Fula, Fulah, Fellata, Fulbe

Derived forms: Fulanis

Type of: African, West African

Encyclopedia: Fulani