kamassi

noun
ka·mas·si | \kəˈmäsē\
plural -s

Definition of kamassi 

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

2 : the hard yellow wood of the kamassi

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History and Etymology for kamassi

Afrikaans kamassie, probably modification of Xhosa kamamasane

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