wagonboom, noun

Origin:
South African DutchShow more Partial translation of South African Dutch wagenboom, see waboom.
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waboom sense b.
1797 Lady A. Barnard in Lord Lindsay Lives of Lindsays (1849) III. 384Each side..was clothed with the waggombomb [sic], with its bright yellow flowers.
1880 A.H. Swinton Insect Variety 267The..Eocene flora..shows fruits of..Australian banksias, silver-trees, wagonbooms.
1897 S.J. Du Toit Rhodesia: Past & Present 126This region cannot be unhealthy, for the ‘sugar-bosch’ and ‘waggon-boom’ grow everywhere.
waboomb.

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