Kropf

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German kropf, from Old High German kropf, from Proto-Germanic *kruppaz. Cognate with English crop, which see.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /krɔpf/, [kʁɔp͡f], [kʁɔp͡ɸ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Kropf m (strong, genitive Kropfes or Kropfs, plural Kröpfe, diminutive Kröpfchen n)

  1. crop, craw (part of a bird's throat)
  2. goitre (enlargement of the neck)
    Synonym: (medical parlance) Struma

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Further reading[edit]

  • Kropf” in Duden online
  • Kropf” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache