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kaffir cornalso kafir corn
[Probably translation of Afrikaans kafferkoring : kaffer, disparaging term for a black person (from Arabic kāfir; see Kaffir) + koring, corn.]
(Plants) old-fashioned taboo a Southern African variety of sorghum, cultivated in dry regions for its grain and as fodder. Sometimes shortened to: kaffir or kafir (US)