Bunken

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German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare West Frisian bonke (bone).

Noun[edit]

Bunken (plural)

  1. (Low Prussian) the bones which are pronouncedly visible beneath the skin of starving animals
  2. (Pomeranian) the large, pronouncedly visible (hind) hip and leg bones of animals
  3. (in northwestern (Schleswig-Holstein) dialects, possibly dated) large (animal) bones

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