noun kar·ree \kəˈrē, -rā\
variants: less commonly

karree boom

\-ˌbüm, -ˌbōm\ or



Definition of karree



  1. :  a plant of the genus Rhus (especially R. viminalis) of southern Africa

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Origin and Etymology of karree

karree from Afrikaans, probably from Hottentot karib; karree boom, karrooboom from Afrikaans karreeboom, from karree + boom tree, from Dutch, from Middle Dutch; akin to Old English bēam tree — more at beam

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a brief usually trivial fact

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