east london boxwood


east london boxwood
noun
Usage: usually capitalized E&L
Etymology: after East London, city in the Republic of So. Africa
1. : a box (Buxus macowani) that grows in nearly pure stands at East London, Republic of South Africa
2. : the wood of East London boxwood

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