Definition of Ovaherero in US English:

Ovaherero

(also Ovahereros, Ovahereroes)

noun

  • Treated as plural. The Herero-speaking people living in Namibia, Botswana, and Angola, or those of a subgroup in Central Namibia and Botswana, collectively.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Baird (1798–1863). From Herero Ovaherero from ova- plural prefix + Herero.