Zwetschge

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German[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • Zwetsche (originally predominant, but now being superseded by the southern form)

Noun[edit]

Zwetschge f (genitive Zwetschge, plural Zwetschgen)

  1. (regional, Southern Germany and Austria) damson

Usage notes[edit]

In many parts of Germany, no distinction is made between the round, crisp plum (Pflaume) and the oval, mellow damson (Zwetschge or Zwetsche), both being denoted by the former's name.

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