Baum

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Baum

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

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From Old High German boum, from Proto-Germanic *baumaz. Akin to Dutch boom, Low German Boom, West Frisian beam, English beam.

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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 prefer trees to nestle.
    Bäume zählen mit zu den größten natürlich organischen Lebensformen.Trees are one of the biggest natural and organic lifeforms on the planet.
    Baum fällt! — Timber!
  2. (nautical) boom

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  • Baum in Duden online