alvlees

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Etymology[edit]

17th century. From al (all, everything) +‎ vlees (flesh), calque of Ancient Greek πάγκρεας (pánkreas).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑl.vleːs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: al‧vlees

Noun[edit]

alvlees n (plural alvlezen)

  1. (obsolete) pancreas
    Synonym: alvleesklier

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