Mozambiquer, noun

Forms:
Also Mosambiquer.
Origin:
Portuguese, EnglishShow more Portuguese Mozambique name of a country + English suffix -er, expressing the sense ‘a native of’, ‘a resident in’.
obs.
A person born in or inhabiting Mozambique; Masbieker; Mozambique.
1805 R. Semple Walks & Sketches 40Without the inactivity or dulness of the Mozambiquer or the penetrative genius of the Malay, he (sc. the Malabar slave) forms an excellent medium between the two.
1876 F. Boyle Savage Life 271Besides this, we had two..cooks, a Malay and a Mozambiquer.
1883 O.E.A. Schreiner Story of Afr. Farm 260A door in the corner opened and a woman came out — a Mosambiquer, with a red handkerchief twisted round her head.
A person born in or inhabiting Mozambique; Masbieker; Mozambique.
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