slangkop

noun slang·kop \ˈslaŋˌkäp\

Definition of slangkop

plural

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  1. :  either of two southern African plants whose foliage is poisonous to cattle: a :  a squill (Urginea burkei) b :  a bulbous herb (Ornithoglossum glaucum) of the family Liliaceae

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Origin and Etymology of slangkop

Afrikaans, from Dutch slang snake (from Middle Dutch slange) + kop head, cup (from Middle Dutch coppe drinking vessel); akin to Old High German slango snake, slingan to wind, twist — more at sling, cup


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