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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

But he lived and let live, and whatever else the big Afrikander may have been, he was an excellent workman at his trade.
The Dop Doctor Clotilde Inez Mary Graves

But the Afrikander leaders at the Cape knew that they had the game in their own hands.
Lord Milner’s Work in South Africa W. Basil Worsfold

The whole of South Africa belongs by just right to the Afrikander nation.
Lord Milner’s Work in South Africa W. Basil Worsfold

This was precisely what the Afrikander nationalist desired to do.
Lord Milner’s Work in South Africa W. Basil Worsfold

It was a fresh proof to me of the courage of the Afrikander, who indeed, in my judgment, is in that quality surpassed by no one.
Three Years’ War Christiaan Rudolf de Wet

“Afrikander party” The, the friends of in England, 375, 379.
Lord Milner’s Work in South Africa W. Basil Worsfold

Meanwhile the parties of to-day had been developing—the Afrikander party and the Progressives.
South Africa and the Boer-British War, Volume I J. Castell Hopkins

There is scarcely an Afrikander family without an unhealable wound.
My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War Ben Viljoen.

There can be no doubt that when an Afrikander feels hungry he will find something to eat.
My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War Ben Viljoen.

It confirmed the suspicions held by the Afrikander party ever since the Raid.
Cecil Rhodes Princess Catherine Radziwill

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

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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