Mulde

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German muolter, multer, mulde, from Old High German muoltra, mulda, from Latin mulctra (milking pail). The modern form with -d- and without final -r- is Central and Low German; compare also German molde, molle.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmʊldə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Mulde f (genitive Mulde, plural Mulden)

  1. hollow (lowered area on a surface)
    Synonyms: Kuhle, Vertiefung, Delle
  2. (geography) hollow; depression
    Synonyms: Senke, Kuhle, Vertiefung
  3. shallow container; trough
  4. (technical) a container of the size of a truck which serves for transporting rubbish out of an unkempt dwelling or detritus in mining and the like

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