Africander

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Related to Afrikaner cattle: Brahman cattle, Simmental Cattle, Bonsmara, Charbray

Af·ri·can·der

or Af·ri·kan·der  (ăf′rĭ-kăn′dər)
n.
Any of a breed of tall red cattle that were originally developed in South Africa, are well adapted to heat, and have a humped back and large spreading horns.

[Obsolete Afrikaans, an African, from Afrikaan (on the model of Hollander, Hollander); see Afrikaner.]

Af•ri•kan•der

or Af•ri•can•der

(ˌæf rɪˈkæn dər)

n.
1. one of a breed of red beef cattle, raised orig. in S Africa, well adapted to heat.
2. Archaic. Afrikaner.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Africander - tall large-horned humped cattle of South Africa; used for meat or draft
Bos taurus, cattle, cows, kine, oxen - domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen"
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White Afrikaners have for long identified with the Afrikaner cattle breed, already established in 1912 (Ramsay et al S.
To the east were the Xhosa people, who, by 1819, had effectively halted what once had appeared to be the inexorable advance of the Afrikaner cattle herders.