hoender, noun

Afrikaans, DutchShow more Afrikaans, from Dutch hoenders (plural of hoen fowl).
1. ‘A domestic fowl’, in the Special Combinations
hoenderpoot /-puət/ slang, also hoenderpoort [Afrikaans, poot foot; so called because the leaf supposedly resembles the foot of a chicken], dagga noun2 sense 1;
hoenderspoor /-spuə(r)/ [Dutch, spoor track, trail; so called because parts of the plant resemble a chicken’s footprint], the tree Scolopia zeyheri of the Flacourtiaceae;
hoenderspoorkaree, see karee noun2 sense 2.
1952 Drum Sept. 12Scientifically known as Indian hemp, dagga..is known in the slang as..‘zol’..‘bangi’..hoenderpoort..‘boom’.
1843 J.C. Chase Cape of G.H. 160Hoenderspoor,..General Height without branches..12 to 14 ft.
a. The flesh of a domestic fowl: chicken.
1890 [see sense b below].
1990 Style June 79Darryl started making cracks about eating hoender which Caroline didn’t find funny.
b. combinations
hoenderkerrie /-ˌkeri/ [Afrikaans, kerrie curry], chicken curry ;
hoenderpastei /-pasˈteɪ/ [Afrikaans, pastei pie], chicken pie .
1913 D. Fairbridge Piet of Italy 292There is hoenderkerrie and rice for dinner, and pumpkin fritters with cinnamon to follow.
1972 E. Prov. Herald 15 Nov. 12Do you like roast beef and Yorkshire pudding? Or turkey and cranberry sauce? Or hoenderpastei and geelrys?
The flesh of a domestic fowl: chicken.
, chicken curry
, chicken pie

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