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A small southern African tree which typically bears drooping clusters of scented mauve flowers.
- ‘Gardeners need not hesitate on the choice of tree if the keurboom is on the list; it is a beautiful tree, suitable for both the domestic garden and big landscapes.’
Early 18th century: from Afrikaans, from keur choice + boom tree.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.