GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably imitative of the noises made by birds picking up food.

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VerbEdit

picken (third-person singular simple present pickt, past tense pickte, past participle gepickt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to peck, to pick, to transmit power through a cusp
  2. (Austria, Bavaria, colloquial) to adhere, to stick

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VerbEdit

picken

  1. Alternative form of piken