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Alteration (-ch due to Lurch) of Middle High German mol, molle, from Old High German mol, mol(l)o, from Proto-Germanic *mulô, from Proto-Indo-European *molh₂-o- (compare Lithuanian mul̃vas (yellow, clayey), Latin mulleus (ruddy (shoes)), Sanskrit मल (mála, dirt)), from *melh₂- (dark color).[1] More at malen.

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Molch m (genitive Molchs or Molches, plural Molche)

  1. newt

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  1. ^ Wolfgang Pfeifer, ed., Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Deutschen, s.v. “Molch” (Munich: Deutscher Taschenbucher Vertrag, 2005).

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