noun Bos·jes·man \ˈbäshəsmən, ˈbȯsh-, -shəzm-\

Definition of Bosjesman



  1. :  bushman 1

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Origin and Etymology of 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 — more at man

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