windroos

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From wind +‎ roos, perhaps a calque of German Windrose.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɪnt.roːs/
  • Hyphenation: wind‧roos
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Noun[edit]

windroos f (plural windrozen)

  1. A compass rose (possibly quite intricate).
    Synonym: windkruis
  2. An anemone (plant or flower of the genus Anemone), in particular the wood anemone, windflower (Anemone nemorosa).
    Synonyms: anemoon, bosanemoon

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: windroos