Veldt Veldt, n. [D. veld. Cf. {Field}, n.] A region or tract of land; esp., the open field, thinly forested or with bushes and shrubs; grass country. [South Africa] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • veldt — veldt·schoen; zuur·veldt; veldt; …   English syllables

  • veldt — veld [velt] n [Date: 1800 1900; : Afrikaans; Origin: veld, from Middle Dutch, field ] the veldt high flat land in South Africa that is covered in grass and has few trees …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • veldt — also veld (vĕlt, fĕlt) n. Any of the open grazing areas of southern Africa.   [Afrikaans veld, from Middle Dutch, field. See pelə 2. * * * …   Universalium

  • veldt — South African grassland, 1785, from Afrikaans, from older Du. veld field; related to English FIELD (Cf. field) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • veldt — UK / US or veld UK [velt] / US noun [uncountable] South African a large flat area covered with grass but with few trees …   English dictionary

  • veldt — veld ou veldt [ vɛlt ] n. m. • 1902, 1964; mot néerl. « champ, campagne » ♦ Géogr. Steppe de l Afrique du Sud. ⊗ HOM. Velte. veld ou veldt n. m. GEOGR Steppe herbacée du N. E. de l Afrique du Sud. veld ou …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • veldt — noun elevated open grassland in southern Africa • Syn: ↑veld • Hypernyms: ↑grassland * * * noun see veld * * * veldt UK US noun [uncountable] south african a large flat area covered with grass b …   Useful english dictionary

  • veldt — [[t]ve̱lt, fe̱lt[/t]] also veld N SING: usu the N The veldt is a high area of flat grassy land with very few trees in southern Africa. ...a gang of hyenas, stalking about the veldt …   English dictionary

  • veldt —    (vehlt) [Afrikaans, from Dutch: field] The open country or grassland of South Africa, having few trees.    When [he] saw the place last month, he said, “This is the bush veldt. This is my home.” Time, April 20, 1998 …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

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