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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hottentot  \Hot"ten*tot\,  n.  [D.  Hottentot;  --  so  called  from  hot 
  and  tot,  two  syllables  of  frequent  occurrence  in  their 
  language.  --Wedgwood.] 
  1.  (Ethnol.)  One  of  a  degraded 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hottentot 
  n  :  any  of  the  Khoisan  languages  spoken  by  the  pastoral  people 
  of  Namibia  and  South  Africa  [syn:  {Khoikhoin},  {Khoikhoi}, 
  {Hottentot}] 




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