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  1. kaffir boom, Transvaal kafferboom, Erythrina lysistemon(noun)

    small semi-evergreen tree of South Africa having dense clusters of clear scarlet flowers and red seeds

  2. kaffir boom, Cape kafferboom, Erythrina caffra(noun)

    small semi-evergreen broad-spreading tree of eastern South Africa with orange-scarlet flowers and small coral-red seeds; yields a light soft wood used for fence posts or shingles


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