buikvliesontsteking etymology

Dutch word buikvliesontsteking comes from Dutch buik, Dutch vlies (Film, thin layer. Fleece. Membrane.), Dutch ontsteking ((medicine) inflammation. (motor) ignition.)

Detailed word origin of buikvliesontsteking

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.
ontsteking Dutch (nld) (medicine) inflammation. (motor) ignition.
buikvliesontsteking Dutch (nld) (pathology) peritonitis.

Words with the same origin as buikvliesontsteking

Descendants of buik
beuk bierpens