Wisent

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German[edit]

Wisent

Etymology[edit]

Partly inherited from, and partly a 19th-century revival of, Middle High German wisent, from Old High German wisunt, wisant, from Proto-Germanic *wisundaz. Due to the learned origin, pronounced with a full vowel in the unstressed syllable. Doublet of Bison.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈviːzɛnt/
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Noun[edit]

Wisent m or n (genitive Wisents or Wisentes, plural Wisente)

  1. wisent, European bison (Bison bonasus)
    Synonym: Europäischer Bison

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  • English: wisent
  • Dutch: wisent

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