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rooibos (n.)

1911, from Afrikaans rooibos, literally "red bush," from rooi "red," from Dutch roi (see red (adj.1)) + bos "bush" (see bush (n.1)).

updated on September 28, 2021

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Definitions of rooibos from WordNet

rooibos (n.)
South African shrub having flat acuminate leaves and yellow flowers; leaves are aromatic when dried and used to make an herbal tea;
Synonyms: Aspalathus linearis / Aspalathus cedcarbergensis
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