from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A poor white person.
- adj. white
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A white man; -- a term used by negroes of the African coast, West Indies, etc.
- adj. White; white man's; strong; good.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A white man: used by the blacks of the African coast, the West Indies, and the southern United States.
- White: as, buckra yam, white yam.
possibly from mbakara ("master") in Efik, a language of the Ibibio people of southern Nigeria (Wiktionary)