Definition of "kaffir" [kaf•fir]
- (noun) A tropical African variety of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) grown in dry regions and in the Great Plains for grain and forage. Also called kaffir corn.
Use "kaffir" in a sentence
- "No one in our house ever said the word kaffir except in regard to the Kaffir boom tree, which felt wrong and dangerous and ugly."
- "The word 'kaffir' is used as an insulting term for Africans but the term 'kaffir beer' was widely used in English as a name for this drink"
- "The Persian lime peel alone will not make an adequate sub -- the flavor of kaffir is like no other."