buikvlies etymology

Dutch word buikvlies comes from Dutch buik, Dutch vlies (Film, thin layer. Fleece. Membrane.)

Detailed word origin of buikvlies

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).
vlies Dutch (nld) Film, thin layer. Fleece. Membrane.
buikvlies Dutch (nld) Peritoneum.

Words with the same origin as buikvlies

Descendants of buik
beuk bierpens