Kröte

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German krotte, kröte, krëte, from Old High German chrota, krota, kreta (toad), from Proto-Germanic *krudō, *kredō (toad), from Proto-Indo-European *guredʰ- (toad). Cognate with Middle Low German krōde (toad), dated Dutch krodde (toad).

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Kröte f (genitive Kröte, plural Kröten)

  1. toad

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Etymology 2[edit]

Probably a humorous malapropism of German Low German Groten, from Middle Low German grōten. Compare German Groschen.

Noun[edit]

Kröte f (genitive Kröte, plural Kröten)

  1. (informal, chiefly plural) money

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