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noun (1)

plural -s
chiefly Scottish
: a noise like thunder : a noisy blow


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noun (2)

plural -s
: the lees of cane juice used to promote fermentation in the distillation of rum

Word History


Noun (1)

perhaps from Dutch donderen to thunder

Noun (2)

origin unknown

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“Dunder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dunder. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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