nonnetje

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the duck smew, nonnetje

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From non 'nun', from old Germanic, from ecclesiastic Latin nonna, the female of nonnus 'old person'

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nonnetje n (plural nonnetjes)

  1. (literally) The diminutive of non 'nun'
  2. (zoology) The duck-related aquatic bird species smew, Mergus albellus (presumably on account of its plumage)
  3. (zoology) The mollusk Macoma baltica

Synonyms[edit]

  • (bird) non (also applies to other species)

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