Afrikander

or Af·ri·can·der

[ af-ri-kan-der ]
/ ˌæf rɪˈkæn dər /

noun

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

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Origin of Afrikander

see origin at Afrikaner
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British Dictionary definitions for afrikander

Afrikander

Africander

/ (afriˈkandə, ˌæfrɪˈkændə) /

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

Word Origin for Afrikander

C19: from South African Dutch, formed on the model of Hollander
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