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hiccup-nut, noun

Forms:
Also hiccough nut, and with initial capital.
Origin:
See quotation 1983.
The shrub or small tree Combretum bracteosum of the Combretaceae, bearing bright red blooms, and found mainly on the coasts of KwaZulu-Natal and the (former) Transkei.
1862 Harvey & Sonder Flora Capensis II. 512P. bracteosum...Called ‘Hiccup-nut’ in the colony.
1987 F. Von Breitenbach Nat. List of Indigenous Trees 144Combretum bracteosum...Hiccup Nut, Hiccup Creeper.
The shrub or small tree Combretum bracteosum of the Combretaceae, bearing bright red blooms, and found mainly on the coasts of KwaZulu-Natal and the (former) Transkei.

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