Rooibos

Composition of Rooibos tea is located on a ceramic spoon. Macro photo of a tea close-up. The petals of tea are located in a spoon on a wooden board. Natural ingredients of Rooibos tea.

Aspalathus linearis

Synonyms:
Redbush
Rooibos (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • rooibosch

Etymology

Borrowed from Afrikaans rooibos, from Dutch rooi (red) + bosch (bush).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation, General South African) IPA(key): /ˈɹɔɪ.bɒs/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɹɔɪ.bɔs/
  • (Canada) IPA(key): /ˈɹɔɪ.bəs/
  • Hyphenation: rooi‧bos

Noun

rooibos (uncountable)

  1. (South
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