Kalorie

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Etymology[edit]

From French calorie, from Latin calor.

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Kalorie f (genitive Kalorie, plural Kalorien)

  1. (colloquial) kilocalorie
  2. calorie

Usage notes[edit]

In everyday speech, when referring to the energy of food, the word exclusively refers to kilocalories. Proper usage is usually restricted to physics.

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