Definition of Hottentot fig

1. Noun. Low-growing South African succulent plant having a capsular fruit containing edible pulp.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hottentot Fig

Hot Springs National Park
Hotchin
Hotchkin
Hotchkiss
Hotei
Hoth
Hothr
Hotmailer
Hotot
Hottentot
Hottentot's bread
Hottentot's bread vine
Hottentot's fig
Hottentot bread
Hottentot bread vine
Hottentot fig (current term)
Hottentot tea
Hottentot teal
Hottentot teals
Hottentotism
Hottentotisms
Hottentots
Hottonia
Hottonia inflata
Hottonia palustris
Houchen
Houdini
Houdinied
Houdiniesque
Houdinis

Literary usage of Hottentot fig

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1. Diary of Ten Years Eventful Life of an Early Settler in Western Australia by George Fletcher Moore (1884)
"The leaves of the Hottentot fig-plant. In the early days of the settlement, when garden vegetables were scarce, these were split up, and dressed like French ..."

2. A Descriptive Vocabulary of the Language in Common Use Amongst the by George Fletcher Moore (1842)
"The leaves of the Hottentot fig-plant. In the early days of the settlement, when garden vegetables were scarce, these were split up, and dressed like French ..."

3. Preadamites, Or, A Demonstration of the Existence of Men Before Adam by Alexander Winchell (1880)
"Compare also the Hottentot, Fig. 48. teristic contrast exists, to which my attention has been called by Rev. SE Bishop, of Honolulu. ..."

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