brak-bush, noun

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Also brackbush.
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AfrikaansShow more (Partial) translation of Afrikaans brakbos.
obs.
brakbos.
1844 J. Backhouse Narr. of Visit 502When first our oxen were under the necessity of eating brak-bushes, we felt a little dismay, but now we looked out anxiously for a brak-place.
1863 J.S. Dobie S. Afr. Jrnl (1945) 122He picked up some seed of brackbush (considered good for sheep).
brakbos.
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