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English noun: kaffir

1. kaffir (plant) important for human and animal food; growth habit and stem form similar to Indian corn but having sawtooth-edged leaves


Synonymsgreat millet, kaffir corn, kafir corn, Sorghum bicolor


Broader (hypernym)sorghum

2. kaffir (person) an offensive and insulting term for any Black African


Synonymscaffer, caffre, kafir


Broader (hypernym)Black African


Domain regionRepublic of South Africa, South Africa


Domain usagedepreciation, derogation, disparagement









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