Weisel

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Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A diminutive of a descendant of Old High German weisant, from Proto-Germanic *waisundiz. Cognate with Bavarian Waisel, English weasand.

Noun[edit]

Weisel m

  1. (Uri, anatomy) esophagus, especially of animals

References[edit]

  • “Weisel” in Abegg, Emil, (1911) Die Mundart von Urseren (Beiträge zur Schweizerdeutschen Grammatik. IV.) [The Dialect of Urseren], Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber & co., page 61.

German[edit]

Noun[edit]

Weisel f (genitive Weisel, plural Weiseln)

  1. queen ant (insect)
    Synonym: Ameisenkönigin
  2. queen bee
    Synonym: Bienenkönigin

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