Plunder

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See also: plunder and plünder

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German plunder (household furniture, clothes, linen). Cognate with Middle Low German plunde (clothing), Dutch plunderen (to plunder).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈplʊndɐ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Plun‧der

Noun[edit]

Plunder m (genitive Plunders, plural Plundern)

  1. (uncountable) junk, rubbish
    Synonyms: Kram, Krempel, Trödel; see also Thesaurus:Zeug
  2. (countable) Danish pastry
    Synonyms: Plundergebäck, Teilchen

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Plunder in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891

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