suikerbeest

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of suiker (sugar) +‎ beest (beast).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsœy̯.kərˌbeːst/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sui‧ker‧beest

Noun[edit]

suikerbeest n (plural suikerbeesten, diminutive suikerbeestje n)

  1. confection made in the shape of an animal, made of borstplaat, a substance similar to tablet