East London boxwood

noun

1
: a box (Buxus macowani) that grows in nearly pure stands at East London, Republic of South Africa
2
: the wood of East London boxwood

Word History

Etymology

after East London, city in the Republic of South Africa

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“East London boxwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/East%20London%20boxwood. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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