trommelaar

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from the root of trommelen 'to drum, ruffle' (from trommel 'a drum') + -aar '-er'

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trommelaar m (plural trommelaars, diminutive trommelaartje n)

  1. A drummer, percussionist
  2. Someone who drums (nervously) with his fingers
  3. (figuratively) An animal which drums, drills or makes a similar sound, notably woodpecker, cockroach and a pigeon specious

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