"kafir" Definition

  1. n. One of a race which, with the Hottentots and Bushmen, inhabit South Africa. They inhabit the country north of Cape Colony, the name being now specifically applied to the tribes living between Cape Colony and Natal; but the Zulus of Natal are true Kaffirs.
  2. n. One of a race inhabiting Kafiristan in Central Asia.

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Position in dictionary: 54523 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "kafir": 1
Words that end with "kafir": 1
Words that contain "kafir": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of kafir

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