Noun Definition

kaffir boom

1.Definition: small semi-evergreen broad-spreading tree of eastern South Africa with orange-scarlet flowers and small coral-red seeds; yields a light soft wood used for fence posts or shingles

Related Noun(s):cape kafferboom, erythrina caffra

Category: Plants

2.Definition: small semi-evergreen tree of South Africa having dense clusters of clear scarlet flowers and red seeds

Related Noun(s):transvaal kafferboom, erythrina lysistemon

Category: Plants