Zucker

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named after researchers Lois M. Zucker and Theodore F. Zucker.

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Zucker (plural Zuckers)

  1. A kind of rat bred as a genetic model for research on obesity and hypertension.
    • 2012, Obesity: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional (page 56)
      Obese Zuckers, compared to leans, consumed more food under free-feeding conditions.

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German zucker, from Old High German zuckar, from early Italian zucchero (via Medieval Latin zuccarum), from Arabic سُكَّر(sukkar), from Persian شکر(šakar), from Sanskrit शर्करा (śárkarā, grit, gravel; ground or candied sugar), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱorkeh₂ (gravel, boulder). Cognates include Czech cukr and Dutch suiker.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtsʊkɐ/
  • Rhymes: -ʊkɐ
  • Hyphenation: Zu‧cker
  • Hyphenation: Zuk‧ker (dated)
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Zucker m (genitive Zuckers, plural Zucker)

  1. (usually uncountable) sugar
    ein Stück Zuckera lump of sugar
  2. (uncountable, slightly informal) diabetes
    Zucker habento be a diabetic

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Zucker m (plural Zuckre)

  1. sugar
    Ich drinke Kaffii mit Zucker.
    I drink coffee with sugar.
    Zufiel Zucker is net gud fer die Zeen.
    Too much sugar isn't good for the teeth.

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