from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Low German.
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- proper n. Low German
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The modern dialects spoken in the north of Germany, taken collectively; modern Low German. See Low German, under german.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Low German: used especially with reference to language. See II.
- n. The Low German language, in a restricted sense; the popular speech of northern Germany, possessing a considerable literature. See Low German, under German, n.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a German dialect spoken in northern Germany
German (translation of Dutch Platduits, Low German) : platt, low, flat (from Middle Dutch plat, from Old French; see plate) + German Deutsch, German (from Middle High German diutsch, from Old High German diutisc, of the people; see teutā- in Indo-European roots).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Borrowed from German Plattdeutsch. (Wiktionary)