BUSHMAN

bushman

(noun) a dweller in the Australian bush country

Bushman, Khoisan

(noun) nomadic hunters and gatherers who live in southern Africa

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

bushman (plural bushmen)

(Australia) A man who lives in or has extensive experience of the Australian bush or outback.

Coordinate terms

• bushwoman

Noun

Bushman (plural Bushmen)

A member of one of the foraging ethnic groups native to southwestern Africa, mostly the Kalahari.

Synonyms

• Bosjesman

• San

Source: Wiktionary


Bush"man, n.; pl. Bushmen. Etym: [Cf. D. boschman, boschjesman. See 1st Bush.]

1. A woodsman; a settler in the bush.

2. (Ethnol.)

Definition: One of a race of South African nomads, living principally in the deserts, and not classified as allied in race or language to any other people.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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