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ruggengraat

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Hyphenation: rug‧gen‧graat

EtymologyEdit

rug +‎ -en- +‎ graat

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

ruggengraat f, m (plural ruggengraten, diminutive ruggengraatje n)

  1. (anatomy) vertebral column
  2. (anatomy) spine, backbone
  3. (figuratively) backbone, fundamental support, core of an organization