Pute

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See also: pute, putè, pūte, putė, and putë

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Etymology[edit]

16th century, from Middle Low German *pūte, imitative of the bird’s call. Compare German put (with a short vowel), a word used to call chickens and other farm birds.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpuːtə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Pute f (genitive Pute, plural Puten, male Puter)

  1. female turkey
  2. (by extension) turkey (the bird species)
  3. turkey (the meat of this bird)

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  • See Truthahn for notes on the use of the different synonyms and gender forms.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Pute in Duden online