meeuw

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch mêwe, from Old Dutch *mēo, from Proto-West Germanic *maiw, from Proto-Germanic *maiwaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /meːu̯/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: meeuw
  • Rhymes: -eːu̯

Noun[edit]

meeuw f (plural meeuwen, diminutive meeuwtje n)

  1. A seagull, seabird of the family Laridae.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: meeu