kraaiennest

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From kraai +‎ -en- +‎ nest. First attested in the sixteenth century.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkraːjəˌnɛst/
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  • Hyphenation: kraai‧en‧nest

Noun[edit]

kraaiennest n (plural kraaiennesten, diminutive kraaiennestje n)

  1. crow's nest (a small open-top shelter atop the foremast for a lookout)
    Synonym: mastkorf

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