zuidpool etymology

Dutch word zuidpool comes from Dutch zuid ((only in compounds) south. Southwards.), Dutch pool

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Detailed word origin of zuidpool

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
zuid Dutch (nld) (only in compounds) south. Southwards.
pool Dutch (nld) The pile (upstanding usually fine hair) on certain fabrics, velvet or carpeting (sports) pool. A gambling venture such as a football pool. An arrangement where people pool in money to share one resource such as a carpool. The stake involved in such a venture (figuratively) an opposing side of a principle or a doctrine. Electrical pole (e.g. of a battery). Magnetic pole (especially of the [...]
zuidpool Dutch (nld) South pole.

Words with the same origin as zuidpool

Descendants of zuid
Zuiderdriehoek Zuiderkroon Zuiderkruis Zuidervis