Africander



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

Whether he and Steyn used the Africander Bond as their tool or were themselves its tools the outcome of the war is the same.
With the Guards’ Brigade from Bloemfontein to Koomati Poort and Back Edward P. Lowry

By doing so we shall deliver a death-blow to the Africander race.
The Peace Negotiations J. D. Kestell

I learned to know the Africander in one of his weak points—his impatience of discipline.
Through Shot and Flame J. D. Kestell.

The question of independence is so dear to every Africander that this word can hardly be spoken.
The Peace Negotiations J. D. Kestell

Let no man say that God has not heard the prayer of the Africander nation.
Through Shot and Flame J. D. Kestell.

But we may not sacrifice the Africander people for that independence.
The Peace Negotiations J. D. Kestell

The Africander Bond had shaken itself free from the suspicions once entertained of its designs.
Impressions of South Africa James Bryce

We could not resist the conviction that the Africander nation was exhausted.
Through Shot and Flame J. D. Kestell.

“De Aar,” and the Africander guard flung himself out of his brake-van.
On the Heels of De Wet The Intelligence Officer

God has formed the Africander nation in this great struggle.
Through Shot and Flame J. D. Kestell.

noun
a breed of humpbacked beef cattle originally raised in southern Africa
a southern African breed of fat-tailed sheep
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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