Definitions for khoisanˈkɔɪ sɑn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a family of languages found chiefly in S Africa and including the languages of the San and the Khoikhoi.
Khoisan, Khoisan language(noun)
a family of languages spoken in southern Africa
The group of Southern African indigenous people, comprising the Khoi and San. Indigenous to the semi-desert regions.
A member of the Khoi or San people.
The group of languages associated with the Khoisan including Nama, u2021Hu00F5u00E3, !Kung, !Xu0169u0169, Ju/u2019hoan, and u2021Kxu2019auu01C1u2019ein.
Origin: Compound of the name of two tribes, the pastoral Khoi (formerly Hottentots) and the hunter-gatherer San (formerly Bushmen).