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From Middle High German kamb, camb, chamb, from Old High German chamb, from Proto-West Germanic *kamb, from Proto-Germanic *kambaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵómbʰos (“tooth”), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵómbʰ- (“to pierce, gnaw through”).
- crest (of various animals), comb (of rooster)
- (cooking) shoulder (of pork), neck (of mutton/beef)
- ridge (of hills, mountains)
Declension of Kamm
- “Kamm” in Duden online