chrust

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See also: chrúst

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *xrǫsťь, *xrǫščь (cockchafer). Cognate with Polish chrząszcz, Czech chroust, Serbo-Croatian hrȗšt, Russian хрущ (xrušč).

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Noun[edit]

chrust m

  1. diving beetle
  2. (specifically) great diving beetle (Dytiscus marginalis)

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *xvorstъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xrust/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

chrust m inan (diminutive chruścik)

  1. brushwood (fallen branches and twigs)
  2. (archaic) thicket (copse)
  3. angel wings (pastry)
  4. (obsolete) scraping (sound)
    Synonym: chrobot

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Further reading[edit]

  • chrust”, in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN, (Please provide a date or year)
  • chrust in Polish dictionaries at PWN