Open main menu
See also: jerry can

Contents

EnglishEdit

 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
 
Jerrycan for petrol

EtymologyEdit

From Jerry +‎ can, "Jerry" being an ethnic slur for "German", the use of the jerrycan having originated in Germany.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒɛɹiˌkæn/

NounEdit

jerrycan (plural jerrycans)

  1. A robust fuel container made from pressed steel.

Alternative formsEdit

TranslationsEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English jerrycan.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒɛriˌkɛn/
  • (file)

NounEdit

jerrycan c (plural jerrycans, diminutive jerrycannetje n)

  1. a jerrycan or similar container, used for fuel or other liquids (especially drinking water) and made of plastic or metal.