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1A member of a San (Bushman) people of the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa.
2The Khoisan language of the Kung.
Relating to the Kung or their language.
- ‘The Kung Bushmen of the Kalahari revere the praying mantis as a divine messenger.’
Khoikhoi !Kung, literally ‘people’.
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