Definition of mohonono in US English:

mohonono

(also mogonono)

noun

  • The tree Terminalia sericea (family Combretaceae) of southern Africa, which bears yellow flowers and silvery grey leaves and dominates large areas of sandy bushveld.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in David Livingstone (1813–1873), explorer and missionary. From Lozi muhonono. In form mogonono influenced by Tswana mogonono.