purre

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

purre ‎(plural purres)

  1. (Britain, dialect) A bird, the dunlin.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin porrum

Noun[edit]

purre m ‎(definite singular purren, indefinite plural purrer, definite plural purrene)

  1. Allium ampeloprasum, leek
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Low German purren ‎(stir)

Verb[edit]

purre (present tense purrer; past tense and past participle purra or purret)

  1. to stir, to awaken, to alert
  2. to strengthen

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin porrum

Noun[edit]

purre m ‎(definite singular purren, indefinite plural purrar, definite plural purrane)

  1. Allium ampeloprasum, leek
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Low German purren ‎(stir)

Verb[edit]

purre ‎(present tense purrar, past tense purra, past participle purra, passive infinitive purrast, present participle purrande, imperative purre/purr)

  1. to stir, to awaken, to alert
  2. to strengthen

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