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veld

noun \ˈvelt, ˈfelt\

Simple Definition of veld

  • : an area of grassy land with few trees or shrubs especially in southern Africa

Full Definition of veld

  1. :  a grassland especially of southern Africa usually with scattered shrubs or trees

Examples of veld

  1. <lions prowling the African veld>



Variants of veld

or veldt play \ˈvelt, ˈfelt\

Origin of veld

Afrikaans veld, from Dutch, field; akin to Old English feld field


First Known Use: 1835

Rhymes with veld


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