- (originally) A member of a 18th century Habsburg imperial Croatian regiment to fight the Ottoman Turks
- (figuratively, from their violent reputation) A ruffian, abusive person
- (also in the plural: pandoeren, also a verb) The name of a card game where a player can call pandoer!
- Dr. P.A.F. van Veen e.a., Etymologisch Woordenboek. De herkomst van onze woorden., Van Dale Lexicografie, 1989 [Dutch etymological dictionary, in Dutch]