piccanin

Related to piccanin: baas, veranda

piccanin

(ˈpɪkəˌnɪn; ˌpɪkəˈnɪn)
n
offensive South African a Black African child
[variant of piccaninny]
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Diana recalls that Peter, one of the Herons' cooks "had been with her family since long before she was born and he would do anything for the 'piccanin madam'" (p.