Houzouana, noun

Forms:
Also Housuana, Houswaana.
Plurals:
unchanged, or Houzouanas.
Origin:
Unknown.
obs.
San sense 1. Also attributive.
1790 tr. of F. Le Vaillant’s Trav. II. 347I propose to give some further account of these Houswaana when, passing under the tropic, I come to visit their hordes.
1802 Lady A. Barnard in D. Fairbridge Lady Anne Barnard (1924) 48The Housuanas, or Wilde Boshiesmen,..I have already seen enough of to raise my curiosity to a prodigious degree.
1810 G. Barrington Acct of Voy. 367The head of the Houzouana, though it exhibits the principal characteristics of that of the Hottentot, is..rounder towards the chin. Their complexion, not so black, exhibits the lead colour of the Malays.
1879 tr. of J.A.L. De Quatrefages’s Human Species 52This steatopygia reappears however in certain tribes situated much further north than the Houzouana races.
San1. Also attributive.
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