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rooikrans, noun

Forms:
Also rooikrants, rooikrantz.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, rooi red + krans wreath, garland; named for its red seedstalk.
The invasive yellow-flowered tree Acacia cyclops of the Fabaceae. Also attributive.
1917 R. Marloth Dict. of Common Names of Plants 71Rooikrans,..From Australia...One of the Golden willows.
1992 S. Afr. Panorama Nov.Dec. 8Today two-thirds of the island are covered in exotic tree species such as rooikrans.
The invasive yellow-flowered tree Acacia cyclops of the Fabaceae. Also attributive.

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