hommer

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Etymology[edit]

Probably via Middle Low German hummer, from Old Norse humarr (lobster). The term came to be used because many lobsters were caught off the coast of Norway.

Noun[edit]

hommer m (plural hommers, diminutive hommertje n)

  1. lobster

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References[edit]

  • Jan de Vries, Nederlands Etymologisch Woordenboek