wam

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From Middle Dutch wamme, wam ‎(belly; stomach), from Old Dutch wamba ‎(belly; body), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *wambō ‎(belly, stomach, abdomen), from Proto-Indo-European *wamp- ‎(membrane (of bowels), intestines, womb). Related to Dutch wambuis ‎(gambeson; lit. wamb "belly" + buis "jacket, cover"). Cognate to English womb, Scots wam, wame ‎(womb), German Wamme, Wampe ‎(paunch, belly), Danish vom ‎(belly, paunch, rumen), Swedish våmb ‎(belly, stomach, rumen), Norwegian vomb ‎(belly), Icelandic vömb ‎(belly, abdomen, stomach).

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wam f ‎(plural wammen, diminutive wammetje n)

  1. (archaic) a belly
  2. (archaic) a stomach
  3. a beef dewlap
  4. a fish belly cut open

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wam

  1. dative of wy

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wam

  1. dative of wy