wolveboon

noun wol·ve·boon \ˈvȯlvəˌbün\

Definition of wolveboon

plural

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  1. :  a small southern African tree or shrub (Toxicodendrum capensis) of the family Euphorbiaceae with very poisonous foliage

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Origin and Etymology of wolveboon

Afrikaans, literally, wolf bean, irregular from Middle Dutch wolf + boon, bone bean; akin to Old English wulf wolf and Old High German bōna bean


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