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kaffir

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  • The kaffir lime is a rough, warty green fruit that grows on thorny bush with aromatic and distinctively shaped "double" leaves. Kaffir lime leaves are also a popular ingredient in South East Asian cooking, such as Indonesian, Laotian and Thai (มะกรูด). — “Kaffir lime - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The word kaffir, sometimes spelled kaffer or kafir, is an offensive term for a black person, most common in South Africa and other African countries. Generally considered a racial or ethnic slur in modern usage, it was previously a neutral term for black southern African people. — “Kaffir (racial term) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Kaffir (racial term): a term formerly used by Europeans to refer to Black Africans, now considered offensive. Fanagalo, a Zulu-based pidgin language once referred to as Kitchen Kaffir. — “Kaffir - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Flashing white Kaffir eyes and tusks they rattle through a breakdown in clumsy clogs, twinging, singing, back to back, toe heel, heel toe, with smackfatclacking nigger lips.)... — “Ulysses” by James Joyce

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