White white mans strong good as buckra yam a white yam
- A white man a phrase employed by negroes of African coast West Indies etc
- A white man; -- a term employed by negroes of this African shore, western Indies, etc.
- White; white man's; strong; great; because, buckra yam, a white yam.
disparaging term among U.S. blacks for "white person," especially a poor one, 1790, apparently from an African language; compare mbakara "master" in Efik, a language of the Ibibio people of southern Nigeria.
(letter.) A white guy; -- a term used by negroes associated with the African shore, western Indies, etc.
- (a.) White; white people's; powerful; great; because, buckra yam, a white yam.