lemming

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See also: lèmming and Lemming

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Norwegian, from Old Norse lómundr (lemming), perhaps from Sami luomek

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lemming (plural lemmings)

  1. A small Arctic and Subarctic rodent from any of six genera of similar rodents.
  2. (figuratively) Any member of a group given to conformity or groupthink, especially a group poised to follow a leader off a cliff.

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Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lemming m (plural lemmingen or lemmings, diminutive lemminkje n)

  1. lemming (rodent)

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French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lemming m (plural lemmings)

  1. lemming

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

lemming m (plural lemmings)

  1. Alternative form of lémingue

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lemming m (plural lemmings)

  1. lemming (rodent)