Definition of tambotie in English:

tambotie

Line breaks: tam|botie
Pronunciation: /tamˈbʊti, -ˈbuːti, -ˈbʊəti/

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noun

South African
An African tree of the spurge family, with scented timber and caustic sap.
  • Spirostachys africana, family Euphorbiaceae

Origin

mid 19th century: from Xhosa um-Thombothi, literally 'poison tree'.

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