Khoikhoi

noun
Khoi·khoi | \ ˈkȯi-ˌkȯi \
plural Khoikhoi

Definition of Khoikhoi 

1 : a member of any of a group of Khoisan-speaking pastoral peoples of southern Africa

2 : the group of Khoisan languages spoken by the Khoikhoi

First Known Use of Khoikhoi

1801, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Khmer

Khmu

khoa

Khoikhoi

Khoisan

khoja

Khokani

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