kreupelbos, noun

Forms:
Also kreupel-bosch.
Origin:
Afrikaans, South African Dutch, Dutch, Show more Afrikaans, earlier South African Dutch, from Dutch kreupel cripple + Afrikaans bos (Dutch bosch).
Any of several species of shrub or small tree of the Proteaceae, particularly the kreupelboom (sense a), Leucospermum conocarpodendron. Also attributive, and kreupelbossie [see -ie].
1821 C.I. Latrobe Jrnl of Visit (Glossary) 397Kreupel-bosch, Leucospermum conocarpum, (the fire-wood grown under the Table-Mountain.)
1987 F. Von Breitenbach Nat. List of Indigenous Trees 25Leucospermum rodolentum,..Kreupelbos.
Any of several species of shrub or small tree of the Proteaceae, particularly the kreupelboom (sense a), Leucospermum conocarpodendron. Also attributive, and kreupelbossiesee -ie.

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