maanzaad

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Etymology[edit]

Germanic: maan +‎ zaad: from the first compound of maankop 'a papaver/ its seedhead' (i.e. maan, a homophone of the cognate of moon; also used for those plants) + zaad 'seed' [cognate]

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  • Hyphenation: maan‧zaad

Noun[edit]

maanzaad n (plural maanzaden, diminutive maanzaadje n)

  1. The tiny seed(s) of a member of the genus Papaver, especially of the intoxicating poppy which produces opium

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