watervrees

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

water +‎ vrees (fear)

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Noun[edit]

watervrees f (uncountable)

  1. (literally) aquaphobia, fear of water
  2. (archaic, euphemistic) rabies

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References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]