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Meaning of Nubian

Nu•bi•an

Pronunciation: (n'bē-un, ny'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a member of any of the various peoples inhabiting Nubia.
  2. the Nilo-Saharan language of the Nubians.
  3. a Nubian or black slave.
  4. a Nubian horse.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Nubia, its people, or their language.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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