eierstok

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ei (eggs) +‎ -er- (stock) +‎ stok.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈɛiərstɔk/
  • Hyphenation: ei‧er‧stok

Noun[edit]

eierstok m (plural eierstokken, diminutive eierstokje n)

  1. (anatomy) An ovary:
    1. (zoology) the female animal's organ which produces eggs
    2. (botany) the swelling part of a pistil which bears ovules

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