[ af-ri-kan-der ]
/ ˌæf rɪˈkæn dər /
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one of a breed of red beef cattle, raised originally in southern Africa, well adapted to high temperatures.
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Origin of Afrikander
see origin at Afrikaner
Words nearby Afrikander
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How to use Afrikander in a sentence
There is scarcely an Afrikander family without an unhealable wound.
The Afrikander character may be called peculiar in many respects.
There can be very little doubt that the phantom the Afrikander saw was the actual spirit of a dead horse.Animal Ghosts|Elliott O'Donnell
It confirmed the suspicions held by the Afrikander party ever since the Raid.Cecil Rhodes|Princess Catherine Radziwill
One peculiar feature of the Afrikander character is the complete absence of anything approaching hero-worship.With Steyn and De Wet|Philip Pienaar
British Dictionary definitions for Afrikander
/ (afriˈkandə, ˌæfrɪˈkændə) /
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
C19: from South African Dutch, formed on the model of Hollander
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