The Caribbean Dictionary

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backra
2 definitions
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Noun
A white plantation owner.
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person
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Noun
Any white person, particularly one in a position of power or authority.
Synonyms
backra beke, buckra, payul
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person
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Lucé Sainte-Luce Oct 23, 2015
Does anyone know the etymology, where it comes from? Backra and bekes (thaht we use in Guadalupe) are very close to, are they related?
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