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DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

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  • Hyphenation: ma‧troos

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French matelots pl ("sailors"), from Old French matenot ("sailor, bunkmate"), most likely from Middle Dutch mattenoot ("bunk fellow") or less likely Old Norse mötunautr ("food companion").

NounEdit

matroos m ‎(plural matrozen, diminutive matroosje n)

  1. sailor, seaman

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