Definition of padloper in English:

padloper

Line breaks: pad|loper
Pronunciation: /ˈpatˌlʊəpə/

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noun

South African
  • A small tortoise native to southern Africa, often seen on roads and paths.
    • Genus Homopus, family Testudinidae: several species

Origin

Afrikaans, literally 'vagabond', from pad 'path' + loper 'runner'.

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