noun. important for human and animal food; growth habit and stem form similar to Indian corn but having sawtooth-edged leaves.
- kaffir corn
- great millet
- Sorghum bicolor
noun. an offensive and insulting term for any Black African.
- Black African
Example sentences of the word kaffir
1. Noun, singular or mass
Pack the soil down around the kaffir lime tree and then water the tree thoroughly.
2. Verb, base form
If your soup has an Asian influence, add lemon grass or kaffir lime leaves.
3. Foreign word
To add exotic, herbaceous notes to lime oil's flavor, add kaffir lime leaves to the mix.