1. [ noun ] (botany,South Africa) South African shrub having forked spines and plumlike fruit; frequently used as hedging
Synonyms: Carissa_bispinosa hedge_thorn
Related terms: carissa
2. [ noun ] (botany,South Africa) very large closely branched South African shrub having forked bright green spines and shiny leaves
Synonyms: Carissa_macrocarpa Carissa_grandiflora amatungulu
Related terms: carissa carissa_plum
3. [ noun ] (chemistry,botany,South Africa,food) edible scarlet plum-like fruit of a South African plant
Synonyms: carissa_plum
Related terms: edible_fruit