piccanin

/ (ˈpɪkəˌnɪn, ˌpɪkəˈnɪn) /

noun

Southern African offensive a Black African child

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Word Origin for piccanin

variant of piccaninny
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Example sentences from the Web for piccanin

  • Sophie shouted to Piccanin to bring another glass, and pushed the soda and lemons across the table.

    Poppy|Cynthia Stockley