kerstbal etymology

Dutch word kerstbal comes from Dutch bal, Dutch kerst (Christmas.)

Detailed word origin of kerstbal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bal Dutch (nld) Ball, dance party (informal) testicle, nut. (informal, pejorative) toff, posh person. (sports) pass, shot. A ball or any object with such a shape.
kerst Dutch (nld) Christmas.
kerstbal Dutch (nld) A bauble, spherical decoration, commonly used for Christmas decorations, especially Christmas trees.