South African

noun

Definition of South African

1 : a native or inhabitant of the Republic of South Africa
2 : afrikaner

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South African adjective

First Known Use of South African

1963, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“South African.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/South%20African. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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