Maneblusser

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Etymology[edit]

From maan (moon) +‎ blusser (extinguisher), after an incident where the moon shining through fog was mistaken for a tower on fire. [1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Ma‧ne‧blus‧ser

Noun[edit]

Maneblusser m (plural Maneblussers, diminutive Maneblussertje n)

  1. (humorous, Belgium) An inhabitant of the city of Mechelen, Belgium.