hagelsteen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hagel (hail) +‎ steen (stone).

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Noun[edit]

hagelsteen m (plural hagelstenen, diminutive hagelsteentje n)

  1. hailstone

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Usage notes[edit]

The word refers to hailstone (larg and hard hail pellets), while hagelkorrel refers to graupel (small and soft hail pellets).

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