1. [ noun ] (botany) small semi-evergreen of South Africa having dense clusters of clear scarlet flowers and red seeds
Synonyms: Erythrina_lysistemon Transvaal_kafferboom
Related terms: coral_tree
2. [ noun ] (botany) small semi-evergreen broad-spreading tree of eastern South Africa with orange-scarlet flowers and small coral-red seeds; yields a light soft wood used for fence posts or shingles
Synonyms: Erythrina_caffra Cape_kafferboom
Related terms: coral_tree
Similar spelling:   kaffir_bread