Griqua

noun
\ ˈgrēkwə, -rik- \
plural -s

Definition of Griqua

1 : one of a mixed people in South Africa of Bushman and Khoikhoi descent
2 : the mixed offspring of European, Bushman, and Khoikhoi ancestry in South Africa

called also Bastaard

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

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History and Etymology for Griqua

Afrikaans Griekwa

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“Griqua.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Griqua. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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