kous

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch couse, from Old Picard cauce, from Vulgar Latin calcea, from Latin calceus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɑus/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kous
  • Rhymes: -ɑus

Noun[edit]

kous f (plural kousen, diminutive kousje n)

  1. stocking, long sock
  2. (Belgium, Surinam) sock
    Synonym: sok
  3. mantle (incandescent covering of a heat source)
  4. (Surinam) condom
    Synonym: condoom
  5. (obsolete, plural) trousers, pants

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