keurboom

noun

keur·​boom
ˈkərˌbüm
variants or less commonly keur
ˈkər
plural -s
: a pinnate-leaved shrub (Virgilia capensis) of southern Africa having purple flowers and being of the family Leguminosae

Word History

Etymology

Afrikaans keurboom, from keur choice + boom tree

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“Keurboom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keurboom. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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