|a.||1.||(Geog.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, the continents of Europe and Africa combined.|
|2.||(Zoögeography) Pert. to or designating a region including most of Europe and northern Africa south to the Sahara.|
|3.||Of European and African descent.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.