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boerboom, noun

Forms:
Also boorbom, burbom.
Origin:
South African DutchShow more Contracted form of South African Dutch boerboon(boom) ‘farmer’s bean (tree)’: see boerboon.
boerboon. Also attributive, and occasionally with distinguishing epithet.
a1858 J. Goldswain Chron. (1946) I. 76As soon as the Cattle came up to a Burbom..Tree they Cattle returned back and..we saw that in this tree thear must be a Kaffer.
1982 E. Prov. Herald 16 Sept. 11The vegetation in the park, mainly spekboom, sneezewood, karoo boerboom and guarri is a unique tangle of creepers and trees.
boerboon. Also attributive, and occasionally with distinguishing epithet.

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