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From Middle High German gemüese, a derivative of Old High German muos (“food, victuals, porridge”), from Proto-Germanic *mōsą (“porridge, food”), from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂d- (“wet, fat, dripping”). Cognate to Bavarian Gmias, Pennsylvania German Gemies, Luxembourgish Geméis, and possibly English mush.
Gemüse n (strong, genitive Gemüses, plural Gemüse)
- (uncountable, countable) vegetable; vegetables (kinds of plants)
- Iss dein Gemüse! ― Eat your vegetables!
- (uncountable, countable) a seasoned vegetable-based side dish, such as a relish (not necessarily pickled and not usually in the form of a paste)
- Wir essen heute Hähnchenschnitzel mit Zwiebel-Möhren-Gemüse.
- Today we’re having chicken cutlets with an onion and carrot relish.
Declension of Gemüse [neuter, strong]
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