African bladdernut


Definition of African bladdernut

: a small evergreen tree (Royena lucida) of southern Africa with downy shoots, solitary pale yellow or white flowers, and small somewhat fleshy red or purple fruits

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First Known Use of African bladdernut

1754, in the meaning defined above

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“African bladdernut.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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