Meaning of ALGERIAN in English

ALGERIAN

I. (ˈ)al|jirēən, -ēr- adjective

Usage: usually capitalized

Etymology: French algérien, from Algérie Algeria, Africa

1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of Algeria or the former Barbary State of Algiers

2. : of, relating to, or characteristic of the Algerians

II. noun

( -s )

1. capitalized : a native or inhabitant of Algeria or of the former Barbary State of Algiers

2. usually capitalized : a dialect of modern Arabic

3. often capitalized : tanbark 2

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.