vuursteen

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vuursteen
a flint

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

vuur (fire) +‎ steen (stone, rock)

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈvyrsten/
  • Hyphenation: vuur‧steen

Noun[edit]

vuursteen m, n (plural vuurstenen, diminutive vuursteentje n)

  1. m A flint, piece of hard fine-grained quartz stone, as struck to spark up a fire
  2. n Flint, the material silex

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