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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German muscula, from Latin mūsculus (muscle; mussel, literally little mouse). Doublet of Muskel.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmʊʃəl/, [ˈmʊʃl̩]
  • (file)

NounEdit

Muschel f (genitive Muschel, plural Muscheln)

  1. a bivalve (marine mollusk with a shell, or the shell itself)
  2. (cooking, often specifically) a mussel
    Synonym: Miesmuschel
  3. (colloquial, rare) a snailshell
    Synonym: Schneckenhaus

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