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boerebeskuit, noun

Forms:
boerbeschuit, boerbeskuitShow more Also boerbeschuit, boerbeskuit, boer biskuit, and with initial capital.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, boere see boere + beskuit (earlier beschuit) rusk.
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Traditional, country-style rusked bun, either sweetened or unsweetened; Boer biscuit. See also beskuit.
1905 J. Du Plessis 1000 Miles in Heart of Afr. 32The boerbeschuit, biltong, meebos, and moskomfijt of South Africa are now requisitioned, and..make life (culinarily speaking) endurable.
1987 B. Orpen in E. Prov. Herald 7 May 2It was a day for ‘boerbeskuit’ and home-brewed coffee simmering on coals under sunny skies, as farming life came to a halt in the small community.
Traditional, country-style rusked bun, either sweetened or unsweetened; Boer biscuit.

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