Matrose

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch matroos, from Middle French matelots, from Old French matenot ("sailor, bunkmate"), most likely from Middle Dutch mattenoot ("bunk fellow") or less likely Old Norse mötunautr ("food companion").

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Matrose m ‎(genitive Matrosen, plural Matrosen)

  1. seaman; sailor (of low rank)

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