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sudd

Syllabification: sudd
Pronunciation: /səd
 
/

Definition of sudd in English:

noun

(the sudd)
An area of floating vegetation in a stretch of the White Nile, thick enough to impede navigation.
Example sentences
  • Strange as it may seem, the sudd interferes but little with the flow of the river, and the Nile passes under it with little resistance.
  • Thick aquatic vegetation (sudd) disperses the river water into numerous channels.
  • Ultimately the force of water, assisted by the pressure of wind, is so great that the sudd dam will burst.

Origin

Arabic, literally 'obstruction'.

Words that rhyme with sudd

blood, bud, crud, cud, dud, flood, Judd, mud, rudd, scud, spud, stud, thud

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