swede


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
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
References in classic literature ?
Nicholas Schliemann was a Swede, a tall, gaunt person, with hairy hands and bristling yellow beard; he was a university man, and had been a professor of philosophy--until, as he said, he had found that he was selling his character as well as his time.
But, you will tell me, our race have equal rights to mingle in the American republic as the Irishman, the German, the Swede.
Poyser," said Captain Donnithorne, when he had sufficiently admired the dairy and given several improvised opinions on Swede turnips and shorthorns.
The Swede is adept at the gentle pastime of fishing in troubled waters.
Bert reassured his brother by a glimpse of a partly eaten swede, and was still telling his story in fragments and parentheses, when he discovered behind the counter a yellow and forgotten note addressed to himself.
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.
During this time her only visitor was an uncouth Swede, the Kincaid's unsavoury cook, who brought her meals to her.
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.
How d'ye do, Ole," Charley greeted a big blue-shirted Swede who was greasing the jaws of the main gaff with a piece of pork rind.
on your noble chist; but bein' only an Irishman with a Swede name, for which God forgive me, the bist I can do is shake your hand.
Victor and Axel, a Swede and a Norwegian, and I planned to keep together.
Two white men an' a Swede froze to death that night, an' there was a dozen busted their lungs.