Definition of olifants melkbos in US English:

olifants melkbos

(also olifantsmelkbos, olifant melkbosch)

noun

South African
  • A shrubby spurge, Euphorbia hamata, native to South Africa and used as food for livestock.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Afrikaans olifants melkbos from olifant + -s, linking phoneme or plural morpheme + melkbos.

Pronunciation

olifants melkbos

/ˌɒlɪf(ə)nts ˈmɛlkbɒs/