schedel

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch schedele, from Old Dutch skēthila, *skeithila (part, crown, crest, summit), from Proto-Germanic *skaidilō (part in the hair, top, crown, crest, summit), from Proto-Indo-European *skÁit- (to cut, part, separate). Cognate with German Scheitel (part, crest, apex).

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schedel m (plural schedels, diminutive schedeltje n)

  1. (anatomy) A skull
  2. A death's-head
  3. A mound's crest or crown

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