spekbuik etymology

Dutch word spekbuik comes from Dutch buik, Dutch spek

Detailed word origin of spekbuik

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).
spek Dutch (nld) (derogatory slang) a Spaniard, especially during the Eighty Years' War. (usually in the diminutive) (confectionary) marshmallow. Bacon.
spekbuik Dutch (nld) A belly with an excess of subcutaneous fat; a potbelly.

Words with the same origin as spekbuik

Descendants of buik
beuk bierpens