Bas·​taard ˈba-stərd How to pronounce Bastaard (audio)
variants or Bastard
plural -s
: griqua

Word History


obsolete Afrikaans Bastaard (now Baster), literally, bastard, from Middle Dutch bastaert, from Old French bastard

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“Bastaard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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