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nieshout, noun

Forms:
Also niez-hout.
Origin:
South African Dutch, DutchShow more South African Dutch, from Dutch niezen to sneeze + hout wood.
obs.
sneezewood. Also attributive.
[1786 G. Forster tr. of A. Sparrman’s Voy. to Cape of G.H. II. 75This vale is called Niez-hout-kloof, from a Kind of tree which is said to excite sneezing, if it be rubbed and then smelled to.]
[1837 Ecklon & Zeyher Enumeratio Plantarum Africae 54Pateroxylon utile...‘Nieshout.’]
sneezewood. Also attributive.

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