buiktyfus etymology

Dutch word buiktyfus comes from Dutch buik, Dutch tyfus

Detailed word origin of buiktyfus

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).
tyfus Dutch (nld) (pathology) term used for typhus and typhoid fever (vulgar) shit! damn!.
buiktyfus Dutch (nld) Typhoid fever.

Words with the same origin as buiktyfus

Descendants of buik
beuk bierpens