sudd

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

Arabic, literally, obstruction

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sudd was in 1874

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Cite this Entry

“Sudd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sudd. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

Geographical Definition

Sudd

geographical name

swamp region of South Sudan drained by the White Nile River

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