verek

noun ver·ek \ ˈfeˌrek \

Definition of verek

plural -s
: an acacia (Acacia senegal)

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Origin and Etymology of verek

New Latin (specific epithet of Acacia verek, synonym of Acacia senegal), from Berber afarak, from Hausa farak k'aya, from farar white + k'aya thorn


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