buikgriep etymology

Dutch word buikgriep comes from Dutch buik, Dutch griep (The contagious viral disease influenza, flu.)

Detailed word origin of buikgriep

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
buik Dutch (nld) (nautical) The lowest inner part of a ship's hull, where water accumulates.. Belly. Paunch (referring euphemistically to a protrusive belly).
griep Dutch (nld) The contagious viral disease influenza, flu.
buikgriep Dutch (nld) Tummy bug, gastroenteritis.

Words with the same origin as buikgriep

Descendants of buik
beuk bierpens