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bushmann. [Cf. D. boschman, boschjesman. See 1st Bush.].
  •  A woodsman; a settler in the bush.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One of a race of South African nomads, living principally in the deserts, and not classified as allied in race or language to any other people.  [1913 Webster]


bushman, n. (pl. -men)
1 a person who lives or travels in the Australian bush.
2 (Bushman) a a member of an aboriginal people in S. Africa. b the language of this people.

BUSH(1) + MAN: sense 2 after Du. boschjesman f. bosch bush



Bronze Age man, Hominidae, Iron Age man, Stone Age man, aboriginal, aborigine, ancient, antediluvian, anthropoid, ape-man, autochthon, backwoodsman, briar-hopper, brush ape, cave dweller, caveman, clam digger, cracker, desert rat, forester, fossil man, frontiersman, hillbilly, hinterlander, hominid, humanoid, man of old, missing link, mountain man, mountaineer, piny, preadamite, prehistoric man, prehuman, primate, primitive, protohuman, redneck, ridge runner, troglodyte, woodlander, woodman, woodsman

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