Dornröschen

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German[edit]

Dornröschen

Etymology[edit]

Dorn 'thorn' [cognate] + the diminutive (using -chen) of Rose 'rose' (from Latin rosa); perfectly parallel to cognate Dutch Doornroosje

Noun[edit]

Dornröschen n

  1. A small, thorny rose

Proper noun[edit]

Dornröschen n

  1. The fairy tale character Sleeping Beauty

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