egres

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic language (compare with Serbo-Croatian ogrozd, Slovak egreše, Czech angrešt), from Italian agresto (juice of sour grapes, verjuice) (or directly) from Latin agrestis (rustic, wild), from ager (field, farm).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛɡrɛʃ/
  • Hyphenation: eg‧res

Noun[edit]

egres (plural egresek)

  1. gooseberry

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Usage notes[edit]

The official name is egres. The synonyms are also widely used in different regions of Hungary.