suikerbos

noun sui·ker·bos
variants: or less commonly suikerbosch \ˈsākə(r)ˌbäs, ˈsük-, -bȯs\ or suikerbossie \-sē\

Definition of suikerbos

plural suikerboses also suikerbosches or suikerbossies

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Origin and Etymology of suikerbos

suikerbos, suikerbosch from Afrikaans, from suiker sugar (from Middle Dutch suker, from Middle French sucre) + bos, bosch bush, from Middle Dutch bosch; suikerbossie from Afrikaans, from suiker + bossie, diminutive of bos


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