africander









africander


noun

  1. Afrikander.

noun

  1. one of a breed of red beef cattle, raised originally in southern Africa, well adapted to high temperatures.
  2. Archaic. Afrikaner.

noun

  1. a breed of humpbacked beef cattle originally raised in southern Africa
  2. a southern African breed of fat-tailed sheep
  3. a former name for an Afrikaner
n.

1822, “South African native of Dutch descent,” from Dutch Afrikaner “African,” with intrusive -d- on analogy of Hollander, Englander, etc. (Afrikaner is attested from 1824).

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