braam

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch brame, from Old Dutch *brām, from Proto-Germanic *brēm- (thornbush; bramble; gorse). More at broom. Possibly related to framboos.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /braːm/
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  • Hyphenation: braam
  • Rhymes: -aːm

Noun[edit]

braam f (plural bramen, diminutive braampje n)

  1. A bramble, a common blackberry shrub, Rubus fruticosus.
    Synonyms: braambos, braamstruik, gewone braam
  2. A common blackberry, a bramble (fruit).
  3. One of certain other shrubs of the genus Rubus or their fruits.
    Synonyms: braambos, braamstruik

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