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Related to swede: rutabaga, Cornish pasty, celeriac

Swede

 (swēd)
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Sweden.
2. A person of Swedish ancestry.

[Low German (from Middle Low German Swēde) or Dutch Zweed (from Middle Dutch Swēde).]

swede

 (swēd)
n.

[From its introduction from Sweden.]

swede

(swiːd)
n
1. (Plants) a Eurasian plant, Brassica napus (or B. napobrassica), cultivated for its bulbous edible root, which is used as a vegetable and as cattle fodder: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
2. (Cookery) the root of this plant
3. (Agriculture) the root of this plant
4. NZ a slang word for head1
Also called (for senses 1, 2): Swedish turnip or rutabaga (US and Canadian)
[C19: so called after being introduced into Scotland from Sweden in the 18th century]

Swede

(swiːd)
n
(Peoples) a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Sweden

Swede

(swid)

n.
a native or inhabitant of Sweden.
[1580–90; < Middle Dutch]

swede

rutabaga
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Swede - a native or inhabitant of Sweden
Kingdom of Sweden, Sverige, Sweden - a Scandinavian kingdom in the eastern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
2.swede - a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow rootswede - a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow root
rutabaga, yellow turnip, swedish turnip, swede - the large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
turnip plant - any of several widely cultivated plants having edible roots
3.swede - the large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as foodswede - the large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food
turnip - root of any of several members of the mustard family
Brassica napus napobrassica, rutabaga plant, Swedish turnip, turnip cabbage, swede, rutabaga - a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow root
Translations
ŠvédŠvédkatuřín
kålroesvensker
rootslane
ruotsalainenlanttu
ŠveđaninŠveđankašvedska repaŠveđ
スウェーデンカブスウェーデン人
순무스웨덴 사람
ŠvédŠvédka
ŠvedŠvedinja
svensksvenskakålrotsvenne
ชาวสวีเดนผักชนิดหนึ่งมีลักษณะเป็นหัว
củ cải Thụy Điểnngười Thụy Điển

Swede

[swiːd] Nsueco/a m/f

swede

[swiːd] N (= vegetable) → nabo m sueco

Swede

[ˈswiːd] nSuédois(e) m/f

swede

[ˈswiːd] n (British)rutabaga m

Swede

nSchwede m, → Schwedin f

swede

n (esp Brit) → Kohlrübe f, → Steckrübe f

Swede

[swiːd] nsvedese m/f

swede

[swiːd] n (Brit) (vegetable) → rapa svedese

swede

سُوَيْدِيّ, لِفْتٌ سُوَيْدِيّ Švéd, tuřín kålroe, svensker Schwede, Steckrübe γουλί, Σουηδός nabo sueco, sueco lanttu, ruotsalainen rutabaga, Suédois Šveđanin, švedska repa rapa svedese, svedese スウェーデンカブ, スウェーデン人 순무, 스웨덴 사람 koolraap, Zweed kålrot, svenske brukiew, Szwed rutabaga, sueco, tipo de nabo брюква, швед kålrot, svensk ชาวสวีเดน, ผักชนิดหนึ่งมีลักษณะเป็นหัว İsveçli, sarı şalgam củ cải Thụy Điển, người Thụy Điển 瑞典人, 蕉青甘蓝
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Their king was insane and they changed him for another- Bernadotte, who promptly went mad- for no Swede would ally himself with Russia unless he were mad.
To the alleged insanity of the Swedes, Balashev wished to reply that when Russia is on her side Sweden is practically an island: but Napoleon gave an angry exclamation to drown his voice.
During this time her only visitor was an uncouth Swede, the Kincaid's unsavoury cook, who brought her meals to her.
The same Swede that served Jane brought his meals to him, but, though on several occasions Tarzan had tried to draw the man into conversation, he had been unsuccessful.
Bradley passed the order down into the ship and a moment later the gun-crew clambered up the narrow ladder and at my direction trained their piece upon the slow-moving Swede.
Accept it from me, it didn't take that Swede long to see the error of his way and get the red and white pennant signifying "I understand" to the masthead.
The Swede is adept at the gentle pastime of fishing in troubled waters.
The Shtcherbatskys made the acquaintance too of the family of an English Lady Somebody, and of a German countess and her son, wounded in the last war, and of a learned Swede, and of M.
Her captain was a Swede, and knowing me for a seaman, invited me on the bridge.
There's your Company's sta- tion,' said the Swede, pointing to three wooden barrack- like structures on the rocky slope.
I'll do for you yet, you slab-footed Swede," I heard him say to Johansen one night on deck.
Heretofore the Swedes had always watched near-by their trap, for as a rule only the stronger bulls are thus caught, since in their greediness they prevent the weaker from approaching the covered bait, and when once within the ordinary rude trap woven on the spot of interlaced branches they are able, with the aid of their friends upon the outside, to demolish their prison and escape.