Baum

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See also: baum and Bäum

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Baum

  1. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Hugo Baum (1866-1950).

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From Middle High German boum, from Old High German boum, from Proto-Germanic *baumaz. Akin to Dutch boom, Low German Boom, West Frisian beam, English beam. Plural umlaut by proportional analogy with terms like Gast (guest) to Gäste (guests).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baʊ̯m/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aʊ̯m

Noun[edit]

Baum m (genitive Baumes or Baums, plural Bäume, diminutive Bäumchen n or Bäumlein n or Bäumelein n)

  1. tree
    Vögel nisten gerne in Bäumen.Birds like to nest in trees.
    Bäume zählen zu den größten Lebensformen.
    Trees are one of the biggest life forms on the planet.
    Baum fällt!Timber!
  2. (nautical) boom

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Further reading[edit]

  • Baum in Duden online