achterkasteel

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch achtercasteel. Equivalent to achter +‎ kasteel.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑx.tər.kɑˌsteːl/
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  • Hyphenation: ach‧ter‧kas‧teel

NounEdit

achterkasteel n (plural achterkastelen, diminutive achterkasteeltje n)

  1. (nautical) aftcastle; raised structure on the stern of a ship, covered by the poop deck