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alpenstock

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from German Alpenstock, from Alpen (alps) +‎ Stock (stick), early 19th c.

NounEdit

alpenstock (plural alpenstocks)

  1. a stout adjustable walking stick with a metal point, used by mountain climbers and walkers in hilly or uneven terrain


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NounEdit

alpenstock m (plural alpenstocks)

  1. alpenstock

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NounEdit

alpenstock m (plural alpenstocks)

  1. alpenstock (walking stick used by mountain climbers)