Khoikhoi

noun
Khoi·​khoi | \ ˈkȯi-ˌkȯi How to pronounce Khoikhoi (audio) \
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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Khoikhoi

Time Traveler for Khoikhoi

Time Traveler

The first known use of Khoikhoi was in 1801

See more words from the same year

Statistics for Khoikhoi

Cite this Entry

“Khoikhoi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Khoikhoi. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Comments on Khoikhoi

What made you want to look up Khoikhoi? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!