Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

sudd

play
noun \ˈsəd\

Definition of sudd

  1. :  floating vegetable matter that forms obstructive masses especially in the upper White Nile



Origin and Etymology of sudd

Arabic, literally, obstruction


First Known Use: 1874


Sudd

play
geographical name \ˈsəd\

Definition of Sudd

  1. swamp region S. Sudan drained by White Nile River




Learn More about sudd


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up sudd? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

different from the usual or normal

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alphabet-pasta-spelling-help

Which is the correct spelling?

accomodate acommodate acommadate accommodate
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ