DSAE test file

kreupelhout, noun

Origin:
Afrikaans, DutchShow more Afrikaans, kreupel cripple + hout wood; perhaps transferred use of Dutch kreupelhout, see quotation 1913.
kreupelboom sense a. Also attributive.
[1812 A. Plumptre tr. of H. Lichtenstein’s Trav. in Sn Afr. (1928) I. 216We rested near the river under the shade of Kruppelholz (Protea Conocarpa).]
[1991 Dict. of Horticulture (Dept of Nat. Educ.) 450Kreupelhoutbome, (Leucospermum spp.,..): pincushion bushes, pincushion trees.]
kreupelbooma. Also attributive.

Visualise Quotations

Quotation summary

Senses

18121991