DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch alrune.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑlˈrœy̯n/
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  • Hyphenation: al‧ruin
  • Rhymes: -œy̯n

NounEdit

alruin f (plural alruinen)

  1. mandrake, plant of the genus Mandragora
    Synonym: mandragora
  2. (rare, literary) a mandragora sprite, supposed to be the root of the mandrake plant
    Synonym: alruinmannetje

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