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Meaning of BUSHMAN

Pronunciation:  'bûshmun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a dweller in the Australian bush country
  2. [n]  a member of the race of nomadic hunters and gatherers who live in southern Africa

BUSHMAN is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 See Also: nomad, pioneer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bush"man\, n.; pl. {Bushmen}. [Cf. D. boschman,
boschjesman. See 1st {Bush}.]
1. A woodsman; a settler in the bush.

2. (Ethnol.) 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.

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