Cape Colored

Cape′ Col′ored


n.
a South African of mixed European and African or South Asian ancestry.
[1895–1900]
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About three-eighths-inch long, Thanasimus resembles an ant - if the ant were wearing a cape colored with wavy bands of brick-red, black, and white.
Verwoerd, the then NP prime minister, stripped the Cape coloreds (people of mixed origin) of their voting rights, Die Burger under Piet Cillie openly clashed with Verwoerd and the NP.