pijnappel

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

pijn 'pine' (from Latin pinus) + appel 'apple, fruit'

although a perfect parallel to English pineapple, that unrelated plant is called ananas (from the Latin)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pijnappel m (plural pijnappels, diminutive pijnappeltje n)

  1. The hard, conic fruit of a pine

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 18:05