GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkʁøːtə/
  • Hyphenation: Krö‧te

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German krotte, kröte, krëte, from Old High German chrota, krota, kreta (toad), from Proto-West Germanic *krodu.

NounEdit

Kröte f (genitive Kröte, plural Kröten)

  1. toad
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Etymology 2Edit

Probably a humorous malapropism of German Low German Groten, from Middle Low German grōten. Compare German Groschen.

NounEdit

Kröte f (genitive Kröte, plural Kröten)

  1. (informal, chiefly in the plural) money
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