spanspek


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spanspek

(ˈspɑnˌspek)
n
(Plants) South African a sweet rough-skinned melon; a cantaloupe: family Cucurbitaceae
[C19: possibly from Afrikaans: literally, Spanish bacon]
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ou Afduim-Murray, Hofmeyr met sy pens; hier's Jan van Riebeeck, bakgat aangetrek in sy plus-fours; Cecil Rhodes wat jou wys wa' die reisiesbaan le; en vorie Paalmint-hys ou Mies Victoria met ha' klein spanspek. (7) These statues are spread through the Mother City, from the south (Rhodes in the Company Gardens, Queen Victoria at Parliament House), through the centre (Murray at the Groote Kerk and Hofmeyr in Church Square) to the reclaimed foreshore (van Riebeeck), on the spot where the first Dutch settlers might have docked.