Definition of bredie in English:

bredie

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Pronunciation: /ˈbriːdi
 
, ˈbrɪədi/

noun

A traditional southern African dish consisting of a stew of meat (typically mutton) and vegetables.
More example sentences
  • The author explains that the washed buds can be stewed or can be used with mutton in a bredie.
  • They are famous for bredies made with mutton, tomatoes, cabbage, or local plants.
  • English South Africans eat a diet similar to that of the British, though with local variations such as bredies, or stew.

Origin

Afrikaans, perhaps from Portuguese bredo, denoting several species of Amaranthus, sometimes cooked as a vegetable.

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