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veld

also veldt  (vĕlt, fĕlt)
n.
Any of the open grazing areas of southern Africa.

[Afrikaans, from Middle Dutch, field; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]

veld

(fɛlt; vɛlt) or

veldt

n
(Physical Geography) elevated open grassland in Southern Africa. See also bushveld, highveld, renosterveld Compare pampas, prairie, steppe
[C19: from Afrikaans, from earlier Dutch veldt field]

veld

or veldt

(vɛlt, fɛlt)

n.
the open country, bearing grass, bushes, or shrubs, or thinly forested, characteristic of parts of S Africa.
[1795–1805; < Afrikaans < Dutch: field]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.veld - elevated open grassland in southern Africaveld - elevated open grassland in southern Africa
grassland - land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life
Translations
Veld

veld

veldt [velt] Nveld m (meseta esteparia sudafricana)

veld

, veldt
n (in South Africa) → Steppe f

veld

veldt [vɛlt] n the veldl'altopiano sudafricano
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