echel

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch echel. Probably a doublet of egel (hedgehog).

Cognate with German Egel (leech).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

echel f (plural echels, diminutive echeltje n)

  1. (dated) leech

Synonyms[edit]