Horst

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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German, from Proto-Germanic *hurstiz. Compare Dutch horst, English hurst.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [hɔʁst], [hɔɐ̯st]

Noun[edit]

Horst m (genitive Horsts or Horstes, plural Horste)

  1. the nest of a bird of prey, an eyrie
  2. military airport
  3. thicket

Synonyms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Horst

  1. A male given name of uncertain origin, possibly from the vocabulary word Horst. First used in an 18th-century play, taken into regular use in the 19th century, and popular in 1920–45.