Definition of Afrikaner noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌæfrɪˈkɑːnə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌæfrɪˈkɑːnər//
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a person from South Africa, usually of Dutch origin, whose first language is Afrikaans Word OriginAfrikaans, from South African Dutch Africander, from Dutch Afrikaan ‘an African’ + the personal suffix -der, on the pattern of Hollander ‘Dutchman’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Afrikaner