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Noun: Hottentot fig  'hó-t(u)n,tót fig
  1. Low-growing South African succulent plant having a capsular fruit containing edible pulp
    - Hottentot's fig, sour fig, Carpobrotus edulis, Mesembryanthemum edule

Derived forms: Hottentot figs

Type of: succulent

Part of: Carpobrotus, genus Carpobrotus

Encyclopedia: Hottentot fig