takhaar

noun
tak·​haar | \ ˈtakˌhär, ˈtaˌkär, ˈtä- \
plural -s

Definition of takhaar

southern Africa
: a backveld Boer

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History and Etymology for takhaar

Afrikaans, literally, unkempt person, from tak branch, bough (from Middle Dutch tac sharp point, branch) + haar hair, from Middle Dutch haer; akin to Old English hǣr hair

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“Takhaar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/takhaar. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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