Nubian

Nubian
/ˈnjubiən/ (say 'nyoohbeeuhn)

noun
1. one of an African people, of mixed descent, inhabiting Nubia.
2.
a. an ancient Nilo-Saharan language of the Nile valley below Khartoum.
b. any of various modern descendants of this language spoken in Egypt and Sudan.
3. a Nubian slave, or any black African slave.
4. a Nubian horse.
adjective
5. of or relating to Nubia.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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