baobab

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English[edit]

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A baobab.
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin bahobab, from Arabic أَبُو حِبَاب(ʾabū ḥibāb, father of many seeds), from أَبُو(ʾabū, father) + حَبّ(ḥabb, seed).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbeɪəʊbæb/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbeɪoʊˌbæb/, /ˈbaʊbæb/
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Noun[edit]

baobab (plural baobabs)

  1. A tree, Adansonia digitata (and similar species), native to tropical Africa, having a broad swollen trunk and edible gourd-like hanging fruits.

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin bahobab, from Arabic أَبُو حِبَاب(ʾabū ḥibāb, father of many seeds), from أَبُو(ʾabū, father) + حَبّ(ḥabb, seed).

Noun[edit]

baobab c (singular definite baobabben, plural indefinite baobabber)

  1. baobab

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin bahobab, from Arabic أَبُو حِبَاب(ʾabū ḥibāb, father of many seeds), from أَبُو(ʾabū, father) + حَبّ(ḥabb, seed).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbaː.oː.bɑp/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ba‧o‧bab

Noun[edit]

baobab m (plural baobabs)

  1. baobab, any tree of the genus Adansonia.
    Synonym: apenbroodboom

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Arabic أَبُو حِبَاب(ʾabū ḥibāb, fruit of many seeds).

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Noun[edit]

baobab m (plural baobabs)

  1. baobab

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَبُو حِبَاب(ʾabū ḥibāb, father of many seeds).

Noun[edit]

baobab m (inv)

  1. baobab (tree)

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French baobab

Noun[edit]

baobab

  1. the baobab tree
  2. a type of concrete

Reference[edit]

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Noun[edit]

baobab m inan

  1. baobab (tree)

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Further reading[edit]

  • baobab in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

baobab m (plural baobabs)

  1. Alternative form of baobá

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَبُو حِبَاب(ʾabū ḥibāb, father of many seeds), from أَبُو(ʾabū, father) + حَبّ(ḥabb, seed).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ba̠.o̞ˈβ̞a̠β̞]

Noun[edit]

baobab m (plural baobabs)

  1. baobab