Definition of spanspek in English:

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spanspek

Pronunciation: /ˈspanspɛk/

noun

South African term for cantaloupe.
Example sentences
  • This week for instance, I've been having a piece of papaya, half a grapefruit, half a pineapple or slice of spanspek for breakfast before cereal.
  • Place the spanspek, lemon grass and ginger in a food processor and purée until smooth.
  • Combine the spanspek cubes or balls and diced peaches and cucumber.

Origin

Afrikaans.

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