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Etymology

From Old French tronc ("alms box", "tree trunk") < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] truncus ("lopped tree trunk").

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
trunk

Plural
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trunk ({{{1}}})
  1. The (usually single) upright part of a tree, between the roots and the branches.
  2. A large suitcase, usually requiring two persons to lift and with a hinged lid.
  3. The torso.
  4. The extended and articulated nose or nasal organ of an elephant.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The luggage storage compartment of a sedan/saloon style car.
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A circuit between telephone switchboards or other switching equipment.
  7. a chute or conduit, or a watertight shaft connecting two or more decks.

Synonyms

  • (luggage storage compartment of a sedan/saloon style car): boot (UK, Aus)

Translations

swimming trunks See swimming trunks

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