Definition of thornveld in English:

thornveld

Line breaks: thorn|veld
Pronunciation: /ˈθɔːnvɛlt
 
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noun

[mass noun] South African
  • Land on which the vegetation consists mainly of thorny trees and bushes.
    More example sentences
    • Stutt is an easy 45-minute run from the coast through thornveld and farming areas.
    • It has an incredible biodiversity including savannah, grasslands, thornveld and tall acacia trees.
    • The area comprises of thornveld, with forest patches along the cliffs and drainage lines.

Origin

from thorn + Afrikaans veld (see veld).

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