klokhuis

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Germanic: from klok 'bell' + huis 'huis, casing'

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

klokhuis n (plural klokhuizen, diminutive klokhuisje n)

  1. The core (central part) of some fruit, containing the kernels or seeds
  2. (originally) A construction (building or part) which houses (a) bell(s) and/or where they are rung or cast (made)
  3. Other things resembling the above by shape

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