pondok

[ pon-dok ]

nounSouth African.
  1. a crudely built hut or shelter formed of sheets of corrugated iron, tin, etc.; shanty.

Origin of pondok

1
First recorded in 1805–15; of uncertain origin
  • Also pon·dok·kie [pon-dok-ee] /ˈpɒn dɒk i/ .

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British Dictionary definitions for pondok

pondok

pondokkie (pɒnˈdɒkɪ)

/ (ˈpɒndɒk) /


noun
  1. (in southern Africa) a crudely made house built of tin sheet, reeds, etc

Origin of pondok

1
C20: from Malay pondók leaf house

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