Polyp

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin polypus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /poˈlyːp/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Polyp m (genitive Polypen, plural Polypen)

  1. polyp
  2. (in the plural) adenoids (abnormally enlarged mass of lymphatic tissue at the back of the pharynx)
  3. (derogatory, informal) pig, policeman
    Synonyms: (derogatory) Bulle, Polizist

Further reading[edit]

  • Polyp” in Duden online