A peculiar African race of uncertain origin, but distinct from the negro tribes, inhabiting an extensive region of Western Soudan. Their color is brown or yellowish bronze. They are Mohammedans. Called also Fellatahs, Foulahs, and Fellani. Fulah and Fulani are also used adjectively; as, Fulah or Fulani empire, tribes, language.
The language of the Fulani people, a member of the Niger-Congo family of languages.
a member of a pastoral and nomadic people of western Africa; they are traditionally cattle herders of Muslim faith
a family of languages of the Fulani people of West Africa and used as a lingua franca in the sub-Saharan regions from Senegal to Chad; the best known of the West African languages
traditionally nomadic people living throughout West African savannah areas; one of the largest groups in West Africa. Pastoral Fulani rely on cattle for wealth, and exist primarily on sheep. (also known as "Wodaabe")
Major group of West African pastoralists linked to raids into the Grassfields from the north in the late 19th century. Settlement of Fulani graziers in the Grassfields since early nineteen hundreds
Some six million people scattered across the savannah and high plains regions of Senegal and Chad comprising communities that have settled and converted to Islam (black Fulani) and so-called pagan farming communities (red Fulani). The common language of the Fulani is Fulfude.