Hottentot definition

  • noun:
    • Offensive A Khoikhoin.
    • Offensive the Khoikhoin group of languages.
    • certainly one of a degraded and savage battle of South Africa, with yellowish-brown complexion, high cheek bones, and wooly hair developing in tufts.
    • The language associated with the Hottentots, which can be remarkable because of its pressing sounds; the Khoisan language.
    • a part of a race of Southern Africa, which differs from the other South African events, becoming of a dark yellowish-brown skin, of smaller stature, of much more ungainly develop, and of inferior emotional endowment.
    • some of the Khoisan languages talked because of the pastoral people of Namibia and South Africa
  • proper-noun:
    • A member of this Khoekhoe band of peoples.
    • The language of this Khoi, remarkable for its presses.
    • Any of several seafood regarding the genus Pachymetopon, in household Sparidae.

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