A small southern African tree which typically bears drooping clusters of scented mauve flowers.
- Genus Virgilia, family Leguminosae
More example sentences
- Gardeners need not hesitate on the choice of tree if the keurboom is on the list; it is a beautiful tree, suitable for both the domestic garden and big landscapes.
early 18th century: from Afrikaans, from keur 'choice' + boom 'tree'.