plural -s
: one of a mixed people in South Africa of Bushman and Khoikhoi descent
: the mixed offspring of European, Bushman, and Khoikhoi ancestry in South Africa

called also Bastaard

: any person of mixed European and African descent
used chiefly in southwestern Africa

Word History


Afrikaans Griekwa

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“Griqua.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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