Weichsel

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Weichsel

  1. (geography) Vistula (The longest river in Poland)

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Weichsel f (genitive Weichsel)

  1. Vistula (a river, now entirely in Poland, formerly partly in German Prussia)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German wīhsel, from Old High German wīhsila, from Proto-Germanic *wīhsilō, from Proto-Indo-European *weyḱs- (mistletoe). Cognate with Russian ви́шня (víšnja, sour cherry), Ancient Greek ἰξός (ixós, mistletoe, birdline), and Latin viscum (birdlime).

Noun[edit]

Weichsel f (genitive Weichsel, plural Weichseln)

  1. (as a simplex archaic or dialectal) sour cherry (fruit of the sour cherry tree)
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