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sweetveld

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Pronunciation: /ˈswiːtfɛlt
 
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Definition of sweetveld in English:

noun

[mass noun] South African
1Land on which plants providing nutritious grazing grow.
Example sentences
  • It is a beautiful farm, mostly flat and sweetveld with your usual acacia trees and other species.
  • This is mainly sweetveld which makes grazing a pleasure Thisfarm is a mere 3 hours drive from Johannesburg.
  • The sweetveld is found mainly in the eastern plains, whereas the sourveld is limited to the western regions.

Origin

probably partly translating Dutch zoeteveld; compare with sourveld.

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