adelborst

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of adel +‎ borst.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaː.dəlˌbɔrst/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: adel‧borst

Noun[edit]

adelborst m (plural adelborsten, diminutive adelborstje n)

  1. midshipman
  2. (historical, obsolete) low-ranking officer in an army