Etymology
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Bushman (n.)

one of an aboriginal tribe near the Cape of Good Hope, 1785, from South African Dutch boschjesman, literally "man of the bush," from boschje, from Dutch bosje, diminutive of bosch, bos (see bush (n.)).

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Definitions of Bushman
1
bushman (n.)
a dweller in the Australian bush country;
2
Bushman (n.)
nomadic hunters and gatherers who live in southern Africa;
Synonyms: Khoisan
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