aardappel

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Etymology[edit]

From aarde (soil, earth, ground) +‎ appel (apple). Compare French pomme de terre, Luxembourgish Gromper (originally "ground pear"), German regionally both Erdapfel ("earth apple") and Grundbirne ("ground pear")

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Noun[edit]

aardappel m (plural aardappelen or aardappels, diminutive aardappeltje n)

  1. potato

Usage notes[edit]

Although the more common plural of appel is appels, not appelen, the more common plural of aardappel is aardappelen.

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