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[mass noun] Land on which the dominant vegetation is renosterbos.
- ‘With its trademark fynbos and renosterveld, forest and other unique plant types, the CFK stretches south from Clanwilliam to Cape Town and then east to Port Elizabeth.’
- ‘Over 80% of the South Coast Renosterveld has been cultivated.’
- ‘Today very little Renosterveld is left as most of it has been ploughed up for crop cultivation.’
1950s: blend of renosterbos and veld.
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