Definition of padkos in English:

padkos

noun

mass nounSouth African
  • Food taken to eat on a journey.

    ‘travelling with children means taking padkos for a break as well as nourishment’
    • ‘That's my first road-trip memory, and the only way we survived this yearly haul, to our beach house five hours away, was with padkos and sing along songs.’
    • ‘Remember when our moms used to pack padkos to eat along the road when we went on holiday?’

Origin

Afrikaans, from pad ‘road’ + kos ‘food’.

Pronunciation

padkos

/ˈpatkɒs/