An Afrikaans-speaking South African of European and especially Dutch ancestry.
A white South African, esp. one of Dutch ancestry, whose native language is Afrikaans.
Origin of afrikaner
- Afrikaans from Dutch from Afrikaan an African from Latin Āfricānus from Āfrica Africa from Āfer Āfr- an African
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Afrikaans Afrikaner.