hermelijn

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch hermelijn, also hermel, harmel, all diminutives of Proto-Germanic *harmô. Cognate with German Hermelin, Old English hearma.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hermelijn m (plural hermelijnen, diminutive hermelijntje n)

  1. stoat, ermine, Mustela erminea
  2. (heraldry) ermine