Rapunzel

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Borrowed from German Rapunzel, the name of several varieties of lettuce.

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Rapunzel

A cosplay of Rapunzel.
  1. A German fairy tale about a girl imprisoned in a tower who lets down her long hair for a rescuer to climb.
  2. The fictional girl who is the protagonist and title character of the fairy tale.

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin rapuncium, rapuntium, from Latin radix (root) + phu (valerian).

Noun[edit]

Rapunzel f (genitive Rapunzel, plural Rapunzeln)

  1. lamb's lettuce (Valerianella locusta)
  2. rampion (Campanula rapunculus)
  3. spiked rampion (Phyteuma spicatum)

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Rapunzel f (genitive Rapunzel)

  1. Rapunzel, the long-haired protagonist of an eponymous fairy tale

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Rapunzel.

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Rapunzel f

  1. (European folklore) Rapunzel