Waschbär

See also: waschbar

GermanEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

wasch(en) ((to) wash) +‎ Bär (bear), a calque of the old taxonomic name Ursus lotor, from its habit of washing its food.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvaʃˌbɛːɐ̯/, /ˈvaʃˌbeːɐ̯/
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  • Hyphenation: Wasch‧bär

NounEdit

Waschbär m (weak or mixed, genitive Waschbären or (informal) Waschbärs, plural Waschbären, feminine Waschbärin)

  1. raccoon

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Waschbär” in Duden online
  • Waschbär” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache