Definition of rooibos noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈrɔɪbɒs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɔɪbɔːs//
(also redbush)[uncountable](South African English)
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a type of bush grown in South Africa whose leaves are dried and used to make tea rooibos tea Word Origin early 20th cent.: from Afrikaans, literally ‘red bush’.