Buchu meaning

bo͝oko͝o, byo͝okyo͝o
Any of various southern African shrubs of the genus Agathosma, especially A. betulina and A. crenulata, whose leaves are used as a mild diuretic and also yield an aromatic oil used for flavoring.
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Any of various southern African shrubs of the genus Agathosma, especially A. betulina and A. crenulata, whose leaves are used as a mild diuretic and also yield an aromatic oil used for flavoring.
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A South African shrub in the genus Agathosma.
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(South Africa) Medicinal leaves from the shrub that are often used in brandy; this is an old Dutch medicine.
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Origin of buchu

  • Afrikaans boegoe probably from Zulu bucu perhaps ultimately of Khoikhoi origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Khoe buku.

    From Wiktionary