Meaning of Afghan

Af•ghan

Pronunciation: (af'gan, -gun), [key]
— n.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Afghanistan.
  2. Pashto.
  3. (l.c.) a soft woolen blanket, crocheted or knitted, usually in a geometric pattern.
  4. Also calledone of a breed of swift hunting hounds having a long, narrow head and a long, silky coat.
—adj.
  1. of Afghanistan or its people or language.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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