hommel

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch hommel, from Middle Dutch hommel. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

hommel (plural hommels)

  1. drone (male bee)

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch hommel. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɔ.məl/, [ˈhɔ.məɫ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hom‧mel
  • Rhymes: -ɔməl

Noun[edit]

hommel f (plural hommels, diminutive hommeltje n)

  1. bumblebee (bee of the genus Bombus)
    Synonym: hommelbij
  2. (archaic) drone (male bee)
    Synonyms: dar, hommelbij

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