Klabusterbeere

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Klabusterbeeren is a portmanteau combining the weak verb klabustern with Beere (berry), ger. noun for berry,

Klabuster,klabustern, weak verb: to dirty sth, to soil, to smear [1] Unusual agrarian jargon, describing clumps of excrement clumping to the fur around the anal area of animals with thick or long fur, e.g sheep. [2]

The Klabusterbeeren literally means berry of filth or smeared waste-berry.

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Klabusterbeere f (genitive Klabusterbeere, plural Klabusterbeeren, diminutive Klabusterbeerchen n)

  1. (slang) dingleberry (US English) / clingon (British English) (dried fecal matter adhering to anal hair)
    Es hängt eine Klabusterbeere am After des Schafs.
    A clingon / dingleberry is hanging from the sheep's anus.

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