Besteck

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See also: besteck

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bestecken.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bəˈʃtɛk/
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Noun[edit]

Besteck n (genitive Bestecks or Besteckes, plural Bestecke)

  1. cutlery
    Hyponyms: Messer, Gabel, Löffel
  2. silverware
  3. (medicine) set of instruments
    Der Chirurg verlangte ein neues Besteck.
    The surgeon demanded a new set of instruments.
  4. (nautical) position of a ship

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Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: bestek
  • Norwegian Bokmål: bestikk
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: bestikk
  • Serbo-Croatian: beštek

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