Meaning of Americani in English:

Americani

Pronunciation /əˌmɛrɪˈkɑːni/

noun

historical East African
  • A kind of (inferior, typically unbleached) cotton cloth, originally as exported by American traders to East Africa. Compare Merikani , American cloth .

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society. From Swahili amerikani, (regional) amerikano, variants of merikani Merikani.