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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Origin and Etymology of geelhout
Afrikaans, from geel yellow + hout wood; akin to Old High German holz wood — more at holt
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