Bosjesman

noun
Bos·​jes·​man | \ ˈbäshəsmən, ˈbȯsh-, -shəzm-\
plural Bosjesmen\ -​mən \

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History and Etymology for Bosjesman

obsolete Afrikaans Bossiesman (now Boesman), from Afrikaans bossies- (from bossie bush, shrub, diminutive of bos bush, forest, from Middle Dutch bosch, busch) + man, from Middle Dutch; akin to Old High German man

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