- one of a breed of red beef cattle, raised originally in southern Africa, well adapted to high temperatures.
- Archaic. Afrikaner.
Origin of Afrikander
Examples from the Web for africander
Historical Examples of africander
By doing so we shall deliver a death-blow to the Africander race.
The question of independence is so dear to every Africander that this word can hardly be spoken.
But we may not sacrifice the Africander people for that independence.
We could not resist the conviction that the Africander nation was exhausted.
Let no man say that God has not heard the prayer of the Africander nation.
- 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
Word Origin for Afrikander
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).