noun (plural waterblommetjies)
South African term for water hawthorn.
- 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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