waterval etymology

Dutch word waterval comes from Dutch water, Dutch val

Detailed word origin of waterval

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
water Dutch (nld) Bodily fluid (especially amniotic fluid). Body of water (such as a lake, ditch or stream). Water (H2O).
val Dutch (nld) (obsolete) catfish (in compounds) case. (in compounds) nightfall. Downfall, demise. Fall (act of falling). Trap, snare.
waterval Dutch (nld) Waterfall.