sudd

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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

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geographical name \ˈsəd\

Definition of Sudd

  1. swamp region of South Sudan drained by the White Nile River


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