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Synonyms for afghanˈæf gæn, -gən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. afghan(noun)

    a blanket knitted or crocheted in strips or squares; sometimes used as a shawl

    sheepskin coat

  2. Afghan, Afghanistani(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Afghanistan

    sheepskin coat

  3. Pashto, Pashtu, Paxto, Afghani, Afghan(noun)

    an Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan; the official language of Afghanistan

    sheepskin coat

  4. sheepskin coat, afghan(noun)

    a coat made of sheepskin

    afghan, sheepskin coat

  5. Afghan hound, Afghan(adj)

    tall graceful breed of hound with a long silky coat; native to the Near East

    sheepskin coat

  6. Afghani, Afghan, Afghanistani(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Afghanistan or its people


  1. Afghan(noun)

    Pashtun, Pashto

  2. Afghan(noun)

    A blanket or throw, usually crocheted or knitted.

    Pashto, Pashtun

  3. afghan(noun)

    A type of iced chocolate biscuit, sometimes containing cornflakes and topped with a walnut, popular in Australia and New Zealand.

    Pashtun, Pashto

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