dierenbeul etymology

Dutch word dierenbeul comes from Dutch dier, Dutch beul

Detailed word origin of dierenbeul

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dier Dutch (nld) (dialectal, archaic) Animal (demonstrative) her, their, the latter's (genitive feminine singular and genitive plural of die).
beul Dutch (nld) (figuratively) A cruel person, in act or sadistic streak. An executioner, torturer, one who carries out executions and other judicial corporal punishments.
dierenbeul Dutch (nld) One who deliberately ill-treats / torments animals.

Words with the same origin as dierenbeul

Descendants of dier