Meaning of Kaffir

Kaf•fir

Pronunciation: (kaf'ur, kä'fur), [key]
— pl. -firs, -fir.
  1. (in South Africa) a black person: originally used of the Xhosa people only.
  2. (l.c.) kafir (def. 4).
  3. (l.c.)kafir (def. 2).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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