(also tsamma melon)
Definition of tsamma in English:
A watermelon, especially one growing wild in the desert.
- During the dry season, man and animal seek out tsamma melons and gemsbok cucumbers to provide them with water.
- But the most life-giving fruits of the Kalahari are the tsamma melon and gemsbok cucumber.
- It is estimated that almost half the diet of lactating females consists of tsamma melons and gemsbok cucumbers.
From Nama tsamas 'watermelon'.
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