drumstick

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From drum +‎ stick.

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drumstick (plural drumsticks)

  1. A stick used to play drums. [from 16th c.]
  2. The second joint of the legbone of a chicken or other fowl, especially as an item of food. [from 17th c.]
  3. (India) The moringa or drumstick tree, Moringa oleifera, especially its slender, cylindrical pods. [from 19th c.]
    • 2011, Arupa Patangia Kalita, Deepika Phukan, transl., The Story of Felanee (fiction):
      She could imagine the taste of the tender drumstick seeds on her tongue.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English drumstick.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdrʏm.stɪk/
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  • Hyphenation: drum‧stick

Noun[edit]

drumstick m (plural drumsticks, diminutive drumstickje n)

  1. A drumstick, the lower leg of a fowl (especially a chicken).
  2. (uncommon) A drumstick, a stick used for drumming.
    Synonym: drumstok

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