Cruquius

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Named after the steam-powered pumphouse De Cruquius that was used to drain the Haarlemmermeer, which in turn was named after Nicholaas Samuelszoon Cruquius. Cruquius had latinised his surname Kruik.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkry.ki.ʏs/
  • Hyphenation: Cru‧qui‧us

Proper nounEdit

Cruquius ?

  1. A village in the Haarlemmermeer, North Holland, Netherlands, located near the pumphouse De Cruquius.