אַגרעס

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German agrāz, from Medieval Latin agresta (unripe fruit, verjuice), likely applied to the gooseberry due to its sour taste. Compare Austro-Bavarian Ogrosl (gooseberry). Alternatively borrowed from Polish agrest (gooseberry), from the same Latin source.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

אַגרעס (agresm, plural אַגרעס (agres)

  1. gooseberry