Etymology
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Afro (n.)

"full, bushy hairstyle worn by some people of African ancestry," 1938, from Afro-. Sometimes shortened to 'fro. As a general adjective for black styles of clothing, music, etc., it is attested from 1966.

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Definitions of Afro

Afro (n.)
a rounded thickly curled hairdo;
Synonyms: Afro hairdo
From wordnet.princeton.edu