Goringhaikona, noun

Forms:
Also Goringaycona, Goringhaicona.
Plurals:
unchanged, or Goringhaikonas.
Origin:
KhoikhoiShow more Khoikhoi; see quotation 1880.
historical
strandloper sense 2 a.
Note:
The Goringhaikona were occasionally confused with the Goringhaiqua.
1670 [see Cochoqua].
1989 Reader’s Digest Illust. Hist. of S. Afr. 44The first Khoikhoi whom the new settlers encountered were the Goringhaicona — the Strandlopers. Also living on or near the Cape Peninsula were the Gorachouqua and the Goringhaiqua.
strandloper2 a.

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