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: any of several southern African trees of the genera Podocarpus and Elaeodendron whose wood is sometimes used for interior work

Word History


Afrikaans, from geel yellow + hout wood; akin to Old High German holz wood

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“Geelhout.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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