sudd

noun
\ ˈsəd How to pronounce sudd (audio) \

Definition of sudd

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Sudd

geographical name
\ ˈsəd How to pronounce Sudd (audio) \

Definition of Sudd (Entry 2 of 2)

swamp region of South Sudan drained by the White Nile River

First Known Use of sudd

Noun

1874, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sudd

Noun

Arabic, literally, obstruction

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“Sudd.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sudd. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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