kerstboom etymology

Dutch word kerstboom comes from Dutch boom, Dutch kerst (Christmas.)

Detailed word origin of kerstboom

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
boom Dutch (nld) Boom, as in a market explosion Any solid, pole-shaped, usually wooden object. Beam. Boom. Mast. Tree.
kerst Dutch (nld) Christmas.
kerstboom Dutch (nld) A Christmas tree, decorated tree placed during the Christmas holiday season. A conifer used to be thus ornamented.

Words with the same origin as kerstboom

Descendants of boom
Bogaert Bogart bogaard bomen