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EtymologyEdit

Spread via the Lower Rhineland from Middle Low German dōse and Middle Dutch dose. Probably from Latin dosis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdoːzə/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Dose f (genitive Dose, plural Dosen, diminutive Döschen n or Döslein n)

  1. box (container made from metal or plastic, less often wood)
  2. tin; can (air-tight container for food)
    Synonym: Büchse
  3. (informal, most often diminutive) vagina; vulva

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Further readingEdit

  • Dose in Duden online