Racial termEdit

Ethnic groups and their languagesEdit

  • Khoikhoi, the main ethnic group for which Hottentot was once the usual term in English
  • Khoisan, a wider ethnic group including the Khoikhoi for which Hottentot was also widely used
  • Hottentot Venus, term used for at least two Khoikhoi women exhibited as freak-show attractions in nineteenth-century Europe

Species of animals and plantsEdit