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padkos Line breaks: pad¦kos
Pronunciation: /ˈpatkɒs/

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Definition of padkos in English:


[mass noun] South African
Food taken to eat on a journey: travelling with children means taking padkos for a break as well as nourishment
More example sentences
  • Remember when our moms used to pack padkos to eat along the road when we went on holiday?
  • That's my first road-trip memory, and the only way we survived this yearly haul, to our beach house five hours away, was with padkos and sing along songs.


Afrikaans, from pad 'road' + kos 'food'.

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