amatungulu
amatungulu amatungulu n. 1. a very large closely branched South African shrub ({Carissa grandiflora}) of the dogbane family having forked bright green spines, white flowers, shiny leaves, and red berries. Also called {natal plum}.

Syn: natal plum, Carissa macrocarpa. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. the fruit of the amatungulu[1]. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • amatungulu — Natal plum Na*tal plum 1. (Bot.) The drupaceous fruit of two South African shrubs of the genus {Carissa} (formerly {Arduina}) ({Carissa bispinosa} and {Carissa grandiflora}). It is also called {amatungulu}. [1913 Webster] 2. the shrub bearing the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amatungulu — stambiavaisė karisa statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Stepukinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaisinis augalas (Carissa macrocarpa), paplitęs pietų Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Arduina grandiflora; Arduina macrocarpa; Carissa grandiflora; Carissa… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • amatungulu — n. South African shrub having green spines and shiny leaves (also known as macrocarpa) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • amatungulu — noun very large closely branched South African shrub having forked bright green spines and shiny leaves • Syn: ↑natal plum, ↑Carissa macrocarpa, ↑Carissa grandiflora • Hypernyms: ↑carissa • Part Meronyms: ↑carissa plum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carissa grandiflora — amatungulu amatungulu n. 1. a very large closely branched South African shrub ({Carissa grandiflora}) of the dogbane family having forked bright green spines, white flowers, shiny leaves, and red berries. Also called {natal plum}. Syn: natal plum …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • natal plum — amatungulu amatungulu n. 1. a very large closely branched South African shrub ({Carissa grandiflora}) of the dogbane family having forked bright green spines, white flowers, shiny leaves, and red berries. Also called {natal plum}. Syn: natal plum …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • natal plum — noun 1. very large closely branched South African shrub having forked bright green spines and shiny leaves • Syn: ↑amatungulu, ↑Carissa macrocarpa, ↑Carissa grandiflora • Hypernyms: ↑carissa • Part Meronyms: ↑carissa plum …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carissa bispinosa — Natal plum Na*tal plum 1. (Bot.) The drupaceous fruit of two South African shrubs of the genus {Carissa} (formerly {Arduina}) ({Carissa bispinosa} and {Carissa grandiflora}). It is also called {amatungulu}. [1913 Webster] 2. the shrub bearing the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carissa grandiflora — Natal plum Na*tal plum 1. (Bot.) The drupaceous fruit of two South African shrubs of the genus {Carissa} (formerly {Arduina}) ({Carissa bispinosa} and {Carissa grandiflora}). It is also called {amatungulu}. [1913 Webster] 2. the shrub bearing the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carissa grandiflora — Natal plum Na*tal plum 1. (Bot.) The drupaceous fruit of two South African shrubs of the genus {Carissa} (formerly {Arduina}) ({Carissa bispinosa} and {Carissa grandiflora}). It is also called {amatungulu}. [1913 Webster] 2. the shrub bearing the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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