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Definition of the noun Alafia

What does Alafia mean as a name of something?

Alafia is a genus of Apocynaceae.

Alafia is a genus of Chrysomelidae, described by Maulik in 1936.

Alafia is a kind of Alafiinae, described by Thouars in 1806.


Alafia is a rural commune of the Cercle of Timbuktu in the Tombouctou Region of Mali. The main village and administrative centre is Toya. The commune is mostly desert and covers an area of 27,857 km². In the 2009 census the commune had a population of 13,318.


Alafia is a zoo animal.


"Alafia" is a musical album of Sidi Touré.

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Alafia is a genus of lianas or climbing shrubs found in tropical Africa and Madagascar.

Phrases with Alafia

  1. Alafia Alba
  2. Alafia Lucida
  3. Alafia Whytei
  4. Alafia Barteri
  5. Alafia Caudata
  6. Alafia Falcata
  7. Alafia Fuscata
  8. Alafia Vallium
  9. Alafia Perrieri
  10. Alafia Scandens
  11. Alafia Velutina
  12. Alafia Benthamii
  13. Alafia Insularis
  14. Alafia Thouarsii
  15. Alafia Calophylla
  16. Alafia Intermedia
  17. Alafia Multiflora
  18. Alafia Nigrescens
  19. Alafia Orientalis
  20. Genus Alafia

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alafia

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Google previewNarco-Cults (2015)

Understanding the Use of Afro-Caribbean and Mexican Religious Cultures in the Drug Wars by Tony M. Kail

The answer Alafia means that all four coconut shells fell with the white side face up. This is a definite yes. The four shells of the coconut were thrown ...

Google previewMy Aunty Oyakunle and her Magical Pet Rock Kilalu (2016)

by Osunede Olusegun El

As we see, the villagers let us start by greeting them by saying aloud Alafia. Remember Alafia means Peace. The Agba (Elders) also tell ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

;Alafia scandens (Thonn.) De Wild.; Holarrhena landolphioides A. DC.) Tropical Africa. Liana, white latex, fragrant flowers, corolla white, fruits 2 separate cylindrical linear dehiscent dark brown many-seeded follicles See ...

Google previewDictionary of the Yoruba Language (1913)

alafia. Peaceable, adj. lalafia. Peacemaker, n. onilaja. Peaceoffering, n. ebp-alafia. Peacock, n. piyp ologe. Peak, n. ori oke, sonso. Peal, n. iro agogo, iro ara. Pearl, n. okuta oniyebiye.

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought (2010)

by Abiola Irele

Thus there is naught but passing mention by the leading cultural historians of BAM ofThe Last Poets (an ensemble consisting of Abiodun Oyewole, Umar bin Hassan, Alafia Pudim aka Jalaludin Mansur Nuriddin aka Lightnin' Rod, and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Popular Music (2011)

by Colin Larkin

the informal line-up grew to include Felipe Luciano, Jalal Mansur Nuriddin aka Alafia Pudim (b.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of African American Cinema (2015)

by S. Torriano Berry, Venise T. Berry

Cast: Danny Glover, LisaGay Hamilton, Yaya Alafia, Charles S. Dutton, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Mable John, Gary Clark Jr. Writer/ director: John Sayles. Cinematographer: Dick Pope. Music: Mason Daring. HONEYMOONERS, THE. 2005. (PG-13) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African Religion (2008)

by Molefi Kete Asante, Ama Mazama

Alafia. The Yoruba Concept of Health: Implication for Health Education. International Journal of Health Education ( Geneva)21, ...

Google previewDictionary of Generic Names of Seed Plants (1995)

by Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Leonovich Takhtadzhi͡an

Genera: Acokanthera, Adenium, Aganonerion, Aganosma, Alafia, Allamandia, Allomar- kgrafia, Allowoodsonia, Alstonia, Alyxia, Amalocalyx, Ambelania, Amblyocalyx, Amsonia, Ancylobothrys, ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Holalaf iii Stapf Apocynaceae Origins: From the Greek holos "entire, whole" plus the genus Alafia Thouars. Holarrhena R. Br. Apocynaceae Origins: From the Greek holos "entire, whole" and arrhen "male," referring to the anthers, all fertile, ...

Google previewThe Philadelphia Medical Dictionary (1808)

Containing a Concise Explanation of All the Terms Used in Medicine, Surgery, Pharmacy, Botany, Natural History, Chymistry, and Materia Medica by John Redman Coxe

Alafia, strokes with the flat hand. Alaqueca ...

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Small photo of Reddish Egret glides past mangrove trees at Alafia BanksSmall photo of Roseate Spoonbill on rocky shoreline at Alafia BanksSmall photo of Roseate Spoonbill in flight at Alafia BanksSmall photo of American Oystercatcher pair work shoreline at Alafia BanksSmall photo of Roseate Spoonbill in flight near mangroves on Alafia BanksSmall photo of American White Ibis (Eudocimus albus) in flight - Alafia Banks, Florida.Small photo of Double crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) silhouette in flight - Alafia Banks, Florida. More...

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TYler singing "Fanga Alafia", West African Song meaning "welcome peace"

Tyler's preK graduation.

Scrabble value of A1L1A1F4I1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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