kamassi

noun ka·mas·si \kəˈmäsē\

Definition of kamassi

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a tree (Gonioma kamassi) of the family Apocynaceae of southern Africa

  2. 2 :  the hard yellow wood of the kamassi

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Origin and Etymology of kamassi

Afrikaans kamassie, probably modification of Xhosa kamamasane


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