in S & E Africa, open, grassy country, with few bushes and trees; grassland
also sp. veldt
Origin of veldAfrikaans ; from Middle Dutch veld, a field
Any of the open grazing areas of southern Africa.
Origin of veldAfrikaans, from Middle Dutch, field; see pel&schwa;-2 in Indo-European roots.
- The open pasture land or grassland of South Africa.