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tambotie Line breaks: tam|botie
Pronunciation: /tamˈbʊti/
/tamˈbuːti/ /tamˈbʊəti/

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Definition of tambotie in English:


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


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

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