SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish ært f, from Old Saxon erit[1], eriwit, from Proto-Germanic *arwa-aito. Cognate with Danish ært, Faroese ertur and Norwegian ert. Possibly related to Latin ervum and Greek όροβος (orobos).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ärt c

  1. (botany) Any species in the Fabacea family
  2. Plant of such a species, usually pea shrub

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 ärt in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)
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