AskDefine | Define Swede

Dictionary Definition



1 a native or inhabitant of Sweden
2 a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow root [syn: rutabaga, turnip cabbage, Swedish turnip, rutabaga plant, Brassica napus napobrassica]
3 the large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food [syn: rutabaga, swedish turnip, yellow turnip]

User Contributed Dictionary

see swede


Proper noun

Swede (plural Swedes)
  1. A person from Sweden or of Swedish descent.

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Swedish person
  • Breton: Svedad
  • Bulgarian: швед , шведка
  • Estonian: rootslane
  • Finnish: ruotsalainen
  • French: Suédois , Suédoise
  • Czech: Švéd, Švédka
  • German: Schwede, Schwedin
  • Greek: Σουηδός , Σουηδή
  • Norwegian: svenske
  • Polish: Szwed, Szwedka
  • Portuguese: sueco, sueca
  • Spanish: sueco, sueca
  • Slovak: Švéd, Švédka
  • Slovenian: Šved , Švedinja
  • Swahili: Mswidi
  • Swedish: svensk (males, or if gender is not important), svenska (females, only if gender is important), svenne (usually derogatory)

Extensive Definition

Swede may refer to:
Persons with the given name Swede:
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