naboom

noun na·boom \ˈnäˌbōm\

Definition of naboom

plural

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  1. :  a small tree (Euphorbia ingens) of dry open parts of southern Africa that has erect 4-angled branches which form a broad head suggesting a candelabra

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Origin and Etymology of naboom

Afrikaans, from Hottentot ngha naboom + Afrikaans boom tree, from Middle Dutch — more at boom


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