sugar bush

/ˈʃʊgə bʊʃ/ (say 'shooguh boosh)

noun
a large shrub native to southern Africa, Protea repens, with large heads of whitish flowers which is grown in some parts of Australia.
{translation of Afrikaans suikerbos, suikerbosch, from suiker sugar (from Middle Dutch suker, from Middle French sucre) + bos, bosch bush (from Middle Dutch bosch)}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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