aderlaten

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compound of ader (vein) +‎ laten (to let).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaː.dərˌlaː.tə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ader‧la‧ten

VerbEdit

aderlaten

  1. To bloodlet
    1. to open a vein in order to draw 'bad blood'
    2. To (apply a) leech medicinally, as a method to bloodlet
    3. to drain resources without giving back
      Synonym: bloedlaten

Derived termsEdit