caffer


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Noun1.caffer - an offensive and insulting term for any Black African
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
Republic of South Africa, South Africa - a republic at the southernmost part of Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1910; first European settlers were Dutch (known as Boers)
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Smith, two others, the hippopotamus, the giraffe, the bos caffer -- as large as a full-grown bull, and the elan -- but little less, two zebras, and the quaccha, two gnus, and several antelopes even larger than these latter animals.
If we take on the one side, the elephant, [7] hippopotamus, giraffe, bos caffer, elan, certainly three, and probably five species of rhinoceros; and on the American side, two tapirs, the guanaco, three deer, the vicuna, peccari, capybara (after which we must choose from the monkeys to complete the number), and then place these two groups alongside each other, it is not easy to conceive ranks more disproportionate in size.
African bat species sampled and the number of paramyxovirus sequences detected in sub-Saharan Africa, by country, 2007-2012 * Southern Africa South Africa Chaerephon ansorgei (2/0) Neoromicia nana (7/2) Chaerephon pumilus (8/0) Neoromicia rueppellii (1/0) Epomophorus gambianus (2/0) Neoromicia zuluensis (1/0) Epomophorus wahlbergi (15/0) Nycteris thebaica (12/1) Eptesicus hottentotus (2/1) Nycticeinops schlieffeni (9/0) Glauconycteris variegata (5/0) Pipistrellus hesperidus (5/0) Hipposideros caffer (6/2) Pipistrellus rusticus (5/0) Kerivoula argentata (1/l) Pipistrellus sp.
Beyond that we have Bison bison, Bubalus arnee, and Syncerus caffer.
The control-free areas in the study area range from 450-1100 ha, where there are Cape buffalo Syncerus caffer (Sparrman, 1779), giraffe Giraffa Camelopardalis (L.
Thus, in the passages in the Narrative where Pringle castigates the colonial government for their treatment of Makanna, he writes that "it is melancholy to reflect how valuable an instrument for promoting the civilization of the Caffer tribes was apparently lost by the nefarious treatment and indirect destruction of that extraordinary barbarian, whom a wiser and a more generous policy might have rendered a grateful ally to the colony, and a permanent benefactor to his own countrymen" ([1834]1966: 288).
Station Plant species Korah Oumache El-Outaya Grasses Ampelodesma mauritanica + + + Agropyrum junceum + + + Avena sp + - + Cynodon dactylon + + + Hordeum murinum + - - Hordeum sativum + - - Imperata cylindrica + + + oryzopsis miliacea + + Psamma arenaria - + - Crops Citrullus lanatus Var Caffer - + - Cucumis melo - + - Trees Casuarina torulosa - + + Cupressus sempervirens - - + Ficus carica + + - Phoenix dactylifera + + + Phoenix canariensis - - + Pinus halepensis - - + Punica granatum + + + Olea europaea + + +
Another important object, dating from Hemingway's first safari, is the head of a Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer), whose hunt forms the backdrop of "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber" (1936).
3 1 19 2 Bohors Reedbuck Redunca redunca 3 1 11 2 3 1 Buffalo Syncerus caffer 3 1 7 1 8 1 Canine Canis sp.
For the point shooters in the crowd I guess you could point shoot but with a Syncerus caffer or a Bison bison closing in at roach two, me I vote for looking at the sights and getting a good hit.