[ gree-kwuh, grik-wuh ]

  1. (in South Africa) a person of mixed African and European descent, especially a native of Griqualand.

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/ (ˈɡriːkwə, ˈɡrɪk-) /

  1. plural -qua, -quas, -kwa or -kwas a member of a people of mixed European and Khoikhoi ancestry, living chiefly in Griqualand

  2. the language or dialect of Khoikhoi spoken by this people, belonging to the Khoisan family

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