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renosterbos Line breaks: re|nos¦ter|bos
Pronunciation: /rɛˈnɒstəbɒs/

Definition of renosterbos in English:


A grey-leaved, evergreen southern African shrub of the daisy family.
  • Elytropappus rhinocerotis, family Compositae
Example sentences
  • Although renosterbos is not showy or beautiful, it is an interesting and important component of our indigenous flora.
  • A sly wind stalked the valley, teasing clumps of rhenosterbos, wisping the tails of a herd of gemsbok.


Early 19th century: from Afrikaans, from renoster 'rhinoceros' + bos 'bush'.

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