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{n: alastrim, variola minor, pseudosmallpox, pseudovariola, milk pox, white pox, West Indian smallpox, Cuban itch, Kaffir pox} a mild form of smallpox caused by a less virulent form of the virus



{n: great millet, kaffir, kafir corn, kaffir corn, Sorghum bicolor} important for human and animal food; growth habit and stem form similar to Indian corn but having sawtooth-edged leaves

{n: kaffir boom, Cape kafferboom, Erythrina caffra} small semi-evergreen broad-spreading tree of eastern South Africa with orange-scarlet flowers and small coral-red seeds; yields a light soft wood used for fence posts or shingles

{n: kaffir boom, Transvaal kafferboom, Erythrina lysistemon} small semi-evergreen tree of South Africa having dense clusters of clear scarlet flowers and red seeds

{n: kaffir bread, Encephalartos caffer} South African cycad; the farinaceous pith of the fruit used as food

{n: kaffir cat, caffer cat, Felis ocreata} widely distributed wildcat of Africa and Asia Minor

{n: kaffir, kafir, caffer, caffre} an offensive term for any Black African


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