herðatré

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From herðar (shoulders) +‎ tré (tree, wood), referring to the coat hanger's function as an artificial pair of shoulders to place clothing on.

Noun[edit]

herðatré f (genitive singular herðatrés, nominative plural herðatré)

  1. coat hanger

Declension[edit]