Any of a number of shrubs bearing strong curved thorns, in particular:
- ● a plant related to asparagus (genus Asparagus, family Liliaceae, in particular A. capensis). ● a wait-a-bit.
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- Ziziphus mucronata, or as it is more frequently known, the wag-'n-bietjie tree represents life as we know it.
late 18th century: from Afrikaans, literally 'wait a bit'.