zandloper

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Germanic: zand 'sand' + loper 'one that runs [trough]' (from lopen 'to run' + -er)

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zandloper m (plural zandlopers, diminutive zandlopertje n)

  1. An hourglass
  2. (zoology)
    1. The beach bird Chadrius alexandrinus alexandrinus
    2. A lark species
    3. A beetle species
  3. A protective ship part

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