braaivleis, noun

AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, shortened form of braaivleisaand (see braaivleisaand).
1. braai noun sense 1 a. Also attributive.
1939 A.W. Wells S. Afr.: Planned Tour 410Some Afrikaans words are used in English conversation, e.g...braaivleis.
1990 R. Malan My Traitor’s Heart 107You must understand that a braaivleis is no mere barbecue. It is a profound cultural ritual.
2. noncount. braai noun sense 3.
1943 Weekend News & Sunday Mag. 20 Mar. 4Er Gooie Afrikaans Bankwet wid such tings to eat as lekker sosaartjes, boerewors, braaivleis, vetkoekies, etsettera, etsettera.
1986 S. Afr. Panorama Feb. 16Bacon and eggs, fried onions and tomatoes and delicious bread rolls, or pap and braaivleis — who could ask for anything more!
braainoun1 a. Also attributive.

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