Afro-Cuban

Afro-Cuban

[af-roh-kyoo-buhn]
adjective
1.
combining elements of black African culture with those of Cuban culture.
noun
2.
percussive Latin music originating in Cuba and showing strong African rhythmic influence.

Origin:
1945–50

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To Afro-Cuban
Collins
World English Dictionary
Afro-Cuban
 
adj
Compare Cu-bop of or relating to a type of jazz influenced by Cuban variants of African rhythms

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature