noun wit·te·boom \ˈvitəˌbüm\

Definition of witteboom



southern Africa

  1. :  silver tree 1

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Origin and Etymology of witteboom

Afrikaans, probably from Middle Dutch witboom white poplar, literally, white tree, from wit white + boom tree; akin to Old English hwīt white and bēam tree — more at white, beam

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