geelhout

noun
geel·​hout | \ ˈgēlˌhau̇t \
plural -s

Definition of geelhout

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

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History and Etymology for geelhout

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

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“Geelhout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geelhout. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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