dud

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from dudde (ragged clothing or cloth), of uncertain origin beyond that.

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Noun[edit]

dud (plural duds)

  1. (informal) A device or machine that is useless because it does not work properly or has failed to work, such as a bomb, or explosive projectile.
  2. A lottery ticket that does not give a payout.
  3. (obsolete) Clothes, now always used in plural form duds.
  4. A loser, an unlucky person

Synonyms[edit]

  • (losing lottery ticket): blank

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Rafsi[edit]

dud

  1. rafsi of dunda.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish طوت (tut, dut), from Persian توت (tut).

Noun[edit]

dud m (plural duzi)

  1. mulberry (tree)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish طوت (tut, dut), from Persian توت (tut), possibly from Aramaic ܬܘܬܐ/תותא (tuta). Otherwise, Aramaic may be derived from Persian.

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Noun[edit]

dȕd m (Cyrillic spelling ду̏д)

  1. mulberry (fruit)

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