Boer meal, noun phrase

Forms:
Also Boeremeal, and with small initial.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Calque formed on Afrikaans boermeel, see boermeel.
A grade of wheat flour between white flour and whole-wheat flour in texture; boermeel; plaasmeel, see plaas sense 1 c. Also attributive.
1873 F. Boyle To Cape for Diamonds 141Average prices at that time on the markets were as follows:– Boer meal (cheap at this moment) 42s. per muid (200 lbs).
1987 Personality 4 Nov. 29The shop’s the same as it was when my oupa bought it more than 70 years ago...Several of the old pine shelves contain a wealth of..boxes of old Dutch remedies, sak-tabbak, boer-meal and tinned pilchard.
A grade of wheat flour between white flour and whole-wheat flour in texture; boermeel; plaasmeel, see plaas1 c. Also attributive.

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