One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Any of several plants of the South African genus Sutherlandia (family Fabaceae (Leguminosae)), purported to have beneficial effects for cancer sufferers; especially S. frutescens, now also used to treat HIV and AIDS.
Late 19th century. After Afrikaans kankerbos (earlier in South African Dutch as kankerbosch).
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