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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a family of languages spoken in southern Africa;
[syn: Khoisan, Khoisan language]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hottentot \Hot"ten*tot\, n. [D. Hottentot; -- so called from hot and tot, two syllables of frequent occurrence in their language. --Wedgwood.] 1. (Ethnol.) One of a degraded [1913 Webster] 2. The language of the Hottentots, which is remarkable for its clicking sounds; the Khoisan language. [1913 Webster +PJC] Hottentot cherry (Bot.), a South African plant of the genus Cassine (Cassine maurocenia), having handsome foliage, with generally inconspicuous white or green flowers. --Loudon. Hottentot's bread. (Bot.) See Elephant's foot (a), under Elephant. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Khoisan n 1: a family of languages spoken in southern Africa [syn: Khoisan, Khoisan language]