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dunder

noun dun·der \ˈdən(d)ər\

Definition of dunder

plural

-s

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  a noise like thunder :  a noisy blow

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Origin and Etymology of dunder

perhaps from Dutch donderen to thunder — more at donnered


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dunder

noun dun·der \ˈdəndə(r)\

Definition of dunder

plural

-s

  1. :  the lees of cane juice used to promote fermentation in the distillation of rum

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Origin and Etymology of dunder

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