Boer

noun
\ ˈbȯr How to pronounce Boer (audio) , ˈbu̇r How to pronounce Boer (audio) \

Definition of Boer

: a South African of Dutch or Huguenot descent

First Known Use of Boer

1776, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Boer

Dutch, literally, farmer — more at boor

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“Boer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Boer. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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Boer

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Boer

: a South African person of Dutch descent

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