Cape Colored
a South African of mixed European and African or Malayan ancestry.
[1895-1900]

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  • cape colored — noun (plural cape colored or cape coloreds) Usage: usually capitalized both Cs Etymology: from Cape of Good Hope : a native or inhabitant of So. Africa of mixed European and African or Malayan descent …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cape Colored — Cape′ Col′ored n. pan peo a South African of mixed European and African or South Asian ancestry • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • colored — /kul euhrd/, adj. 1. having color. 2. Often Offensive. belonging wholly or in part to a race other than the white, esp. to the black race. 3. Often Offensive. pertaining to the black race. 4. influenced or biased: colored opinions. 5. specious;… …   Universalium

  • colored — col•ored [[t]ˈkʌl ərd[/t]] adj. 1) having color 2) pan sts Older Use: Usu. Offensive. belonging wholly or in part to a race other than the white, esp. to the black race 3) pan sts Older Use: Usu. Offensive. pertaining to the black race 4)… …   From formal English to slang

  • Cape Coloured — /keɪp ˈkʌləd/ (say kayp kuluhd) noun → coloured (def. 7). Also, Cape Colored …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Cape Astrup — (coord|64|43|S|63|11|W|) is a bold, dark colored bluff marking the north end of Wiencke Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Discovered by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition, 1897 99, and named by Gerlache for Eivind Astrup, Norwegian Arctic explorer …   Wikipedia

  • cape ruby — noun Usage: usually capitalized C Etymology: from Cape of Good Hope : a ruby colored garnet : pyrope * * * Cape ruby, a garnet resembling a ruby in color; pyrope …   Useful english dictionary

  • cape teal — noun or cape widgeon Usage: usually capitalized C Etymology: fr Cape of Good Hope : a small rather drably colored duck (Notonetta capensis) of southern and eastern Africa …   Useful english dictionary

  • cape marigold — noun any of several South African plants grown for the profusion of usually yellow daisylike flowers and mounds of aromatic foliage • Syn: ↑sun marigold, ↑star of the veldt • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑Dimorphotheca, ↑genus Dimor …   Useful english dictionary

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