kokerboom

noun

ko·​ker·​boom
ˈkōkə(r)ˌbüm,
-bōm

Word History

Etymology

Afrikaans, from Dutch koker quiver, sheath (from Middle Dutch coker) + boom tree, from Middle Dutch; akin to Old English cocer quiver and to Old English bēam tree

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“Kokerboom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kokerboom. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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