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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch ovet(fruit), from Old Dutch ovit(fruit), from Proto-Germanic *ubatją(fruit, produce, increase), from a compound whose first element represents Proto-Indo-European *obʰi-, *ebʰi-, *bʰi-(on, toward, from, by), and whose second element is Proto-Germanic *at-, *ēta-(edibles, food), from Proto-Germanic *etaną(to eat), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ed-(to eat). Cognate with Old English ofett(fruit, vegetable) (whence Middle English ovet), Middle Low German ōvet, āvet, ōft(fruit), Old High German obaz(fruit) (whence German Obst). More at ovest.

NounEdit

ooft n ‎(plural ooften, diminutive ooftje n)

  1. tree fruit
  2. fruit in general

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