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Hot•ten•tot  (hotn tot′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Language VarietiesKhoikhoi.
Hot′ten•totic, adj. 
  • Afrikaans; origin, originally uncertain
  • 1670–80


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Hottentot /ˈhɒtənˌtɒt/ n offensive
  1. ( pl -tot, -tots)
    a former name for Khoikhoi
Etymology: 17th Century: from Afrikaans, of uncertain origin



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