oudoom

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Germanic, from Middle Dutch (also oudeoom), itself from oud 'old, ancestral' + oom 'uncle'

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

oudoom m (plural oudomen, diminutive oudoompje n)

  1. A great-uncle, brother of one's grandparent, uncle of one's parent
  2. (humorous) Any old man, gramps

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