EnglishEdit

 
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A baobab.
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Medieval Latin bahobab, from Arabic أَبُو حِبَاب(ʾabū ḥibāb, father of many seeds), from أَبُو(ʾabū, father) + حَبّ(ḥabb, seed).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbeɪəʊbab/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbeɪoʊˌbæb/, /ˈbaʊbæb/
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NounEdit

baobab (plural baobabs)

  1. A tree, Adansonia digitata (and similar species), native to tropical Africa, having a broad swollen trunk and edible gourd-like hanging fruits.
    Synonyms: cream of tartar tree, sour gourd

DescendantsEdit

  • Japanese: バオバブ (baobabu)

TranslationsEdit


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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Medieval Latin bahobab, from Arabic أَبُو حِبَاب(ʾabū ḥibāb, father of many seeds), from أَبُو(ʾabū, father) + حَبّ(ḥabb, seed).

NounEdit

baobab c (singular definite baobabben, plural indefinite baobabber)

  1. baobab

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DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Medieval Latin bahobab, from Arabic أَبُو حِبَاب(ʾabū ḥibāb, father of many seeds), from أَبُو(ʾabū, father) + حَبّ(ḥabb, seed).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbaː.oː.bɑp/, /baː.oːˈbɑp/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ba‧o‧bab

NounEdit

baobab m (plural baobabs)

  1. baobab, any tree of the genus Adansonia.
    Synonyms: apenboom, apenbroodboom

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic أَبُو حِبَاب(ʾabū ḥibāb, fruit of many seeds).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

baobab m (plural baobabs)

  1. baobab

DescendantsEdit

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ItalianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic أَبُو حِبَاب(ʾabū ḥibāb, father of many seeds).

NounEdit

baobab m (invariable)

  1. baobab (tree)

Mauritian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French baobab

NounEdit

baobab

  1. the baobab tree
  2. a type of concrete

ReferencesEdit

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

PolishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

baobab m inan

  1. baobab (tree)

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • baobab in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

baobab m (plural baobabs)

  1. Alternative form of baobá

SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic أَبُو حِبَاب(ʾabū ḥibāb, father of many seeds), from أَبُو(ʾabū, father) + حَبّ(ḥabb, seed).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ba̠.o̞ˈβ̞a̠β̞]

NounEdit

baobab m (plural baobabs)

  1. baobab