Definition of waterblommetjie in English:


Line breaks: water|blomme|tjie
Pronunciation: /ˈvɑːtə(r)ˌblɒməki

noun (plural waterblommetjies)

  • South African term for water hawthorn.
    More example sentences
    • Add waterblommetjies and mix carefully to not break the waterblommetjies to much whilst stirring.
    • Here on South Africa's Western Cape, waterblommetjie enjoys the culinary elevation we afford to asparagus.
    • Indigenous waterblommetjies, which are tuberous rhizomes, are excellent specimens for ponds.


1950s: Afrikaans, literally 'little water flower'.

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