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bastaard

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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  • Hyphenation: bas‧taard

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch bastaert, from Old French bastard.

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NounEdit

bastaard m (plural bastaarden or bastaards, diminutive bastaardje n)

  1. A bastard, person born to unmarried parents; in some legal systems a non-heir, or on that criterium restricted to illegitimate sons
  2. An animal or plant genetically 'degenerated' by having parents of different species or races
  3. A bastardised term or language
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Etymology 2Edit

From French bâtarde (cognate with the above), in some compound

NounEdit

bastaard m (plural bastaarden, diminutive bastaardje n)

  1. An old canon type