sudd

[ suhd ]
/ sʌd /
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noun

(in the White Nile) floating vegetable matter that often obstructs navigation.

Nearby words

  1. sudatio,
  2. sudation,
  3. sudatorium,
  4. sudatory,
  5. sudbury,
  6. sudden,
  7. sudden adult death syndrome,
  8. sudden death,
  9. sudden infant death syndrome,
  10. suddenly

Origin of sudd

1870–75; < Arabic: literally, obstruction

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British Dictionary definitions for sudd

sudd

/ (sʌd) /

noun

floating masses of reeds and weeds that occur on the White Nile and obstruct navigation

Word Origin for sudd

C19: from Arabic, literally: obstruction

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