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sugarbush, noun

Forms:
Formerly also sugar-bosch.
Origin:
South African Dutch, DutchShow more Translation of South African Dutch zuiker bosch, from Dutch zuiker sugar + bosch bush (see quotation 1823).
a. The flowering shrub Protea repens of the Proteaceae; tulp-boom. b. Any protea. In both senses also called sugar tree, suikerbos. Also attributive. See also protea sense 1 a.
1821 C.I. Latrobe Jrnl of Visit 367Wageboom is frequent, and in other places, the sugar-bush, being now in full flower, adorned the slopes of the hills, with great splendor.
1993 Grocott’s Mail 6 Aug. 10Protea obtusifolia, Bredasdorp Sugarbush. Protea Repens, Sugarbush.
The flowering shrub Protea repens of the Proteaceae; tulp-boom.
Any protea. In both senses also called sugar tree, suikerbos. Also attributive.

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