noun[mass noun] South African
- Land characterized by dry, sandy soil.More example sentences
- Burning enables growing of crops in three difficult environments: acid soils, strongly leached soils of the rainforest zone and highly weathered plateau sandveld soils of the savannas.
- It is a place of great contrasts from the arid salt pans, sandveld and scrub of the Kalahari desert to the huge water wilderness of the Okovango Delta.
- As Wilson remarks, ‘re-establishment of woodland on properly de-stumped sandveld was notoriously bad.’
Afrikaans, from Dutch zand 'sand' + veld 'terrain'.