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boereraat, noun

Forms:
Also boereraad.
Plurals:
boererate /ˈbuːrərɑːtə/.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, boere see boere + raat remedy.
A folk medicine or home remedy; huismiddel. Also attributive, and figurative. See also bossiemiddel, huis-apotheek, (old) Dutch medicine (Dutch adjective sense 2).
[1943 I. Frack S. Afr. Doctor 123In the country..one gets them (sc. cancers) very late..after the usual course of Boereraadjies and Dutch Medicines.]
1990 Personality 19 Nov. 14She helped Nelson Mandela cure his TB with ‘boereraad’ medicine.
A folk medicine or home remedy; huismiddel. Also attributive, and figurative.

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