goudkoorts

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

goud (gold) +‎ koorts (fever, disease)

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: goud‧koorts

Noun[edit]

goudkoorts m, f (uncountable, diminutive goudkoortsje n)

  1. The gold fever, obsessional search for gold ore
  2. (figuratively) An excessive lust for profit

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