Definition of malpitte in English:

malpitte

(also malpita)

noun

South African
  • The highly poisonous seed of the thorn apple, Datura stramonium, which contains the alkaloid hyoscyamine; (occasionally) the thorn apple plant.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in George & Knysna Herald. From Afrikaans malpitte, plural of malpit from mal foolish, silly, mad + pit.

Pronunciation

malpitte

/ˈmalpɪtə/