røsslyng

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Røsslyng

Etymology[edit]

From røss (from Old Norse hross (horse), because the plant was used as food for horses) +‎ lyng.

Noun[edit]

røsslyng m (definite singular røsslyngen, indefinite plural røsslynger, definite plural røsslyngene)

røsslyng n (definite singular røsslynget, indefinite plural røsslyng, definite plural røsslynga or røsslyngene)

  1. heather, Calluna vulgaris
    Heiene var fulle av røsslyng.
    The moors were full of heather.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From røss (from Old Norse hross (horse)) +‎ lyng.

Noun[edit]

røsslyng m (definite singular røsslyngen, indefinite plural røsslyngar, definite plural røsslyngane)

røsslyng n (definite singular røsslynget, indefinite plural røsslyng, definite plural røsslynga)

  1. heather, Calluna vulgaris
    Heiane var fulle av røsslyng.
    The moors were full of heather.

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