1931H.C. BosmanMafeking Rd (1969) 101In company she hardly ever talked, unless it was to say that the Indian shopkeeper..put roasted kremetart roots with the coffee he sold us.
c1936S. & E. Afr. Yr Bk & Guide 707The country to the north of the mountains is dotted with baobab, locally known as the ‘Kerrematata’ or ‘cream of tartar’ trees, so called from the acid powder with which the fruit is filled.
1966C.A. SmithCommon Names 311Kremetartboom,..The large pendulous fruits contain a pleasantly acidulous pulp which contains citric acid and which is often mixed with hot water to prepare a pleasant wholesome beverage.
1980A.J. BlignautDead End Rd 21I had cut the forked stick from the kremetart for his first catapult.
1991I. & F. De MoorInformants, GrahamstownCremetart tree — Baobab tree.
2.obsolete.The fruit of this tree; its acidic white pulp. Also attributive.
1868J. ChapmanTrav.II. 441In this capsule numerous kidney-shaped seeds are imbedded, between fibrous divisions, in a white, pulpy, acid substance, somewhat resembling cream of tartar in taste, and hence called by the Boers ‘kram-a-tat’.
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