What does Swede mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Swede(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Sweden

  2. rutabaga, turnip cabbage, swede, Swedish turnip, rutabaga plant, Brassica napus napobrassica(noun)

    a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow root

  3. rutabaga, swede, swedish turnip, yellow turnip(noun)

    the large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food


  1. swede(Noun)

    The fleshy yellow root of a variety of rape, Brassica napus, resembling a large turnip, grown as a vegetable.

  2. swede(Noun)

    The plant from which this is obtained.

  3. swede(Noun)

    The turnip.

  4. Swede(Noun)

    A person from Sweden or of Swedish descent.

  5. Origin: The Swedes introduced the plant to the English in the 1700's -> Swedish turnip -> swede.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swede(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Sweden

  2. Swede(noun)

    a Swedish turnip. See under Turnip

  3. Origin: [Cf. G. Schwede.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Swede

    swēd, n. a native of Sweden; a Swedish turnip.—adj. Swēd′ish, pertaining to Sweden, to Swedish turnips, gloves of undressed kid, &c.

Editors Contribution

  1. swede

    A type of cultivar, plant and seed created in various colors and species.

    Swede is sometimes called turnip in other countries, it is a source of food and a vegetable.

    Submitted by MaryC on September 18, 2016  
  2. swede

    A type of plant and vegetable.

    Swede is a widely cultivated plant and source of food for humans and animals around the world.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2016  
  3. swede

    A type of vegetable and food product.

    Swede is a vegetable that is sometimes called turnip in some countries and is used as a source of food and biofuel.

    Submitted by MaryC on September 18, 2016  

Anagrams for Swede »

  1. sewed, weeds

How to pronounce Swede?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say Swede in sign language?

  1. swede


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Swede in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Swede in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Swede in a Sentence

  1. Swede Borg:

    Team World came once again very close but Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal won the right points and had maybe a little bit of luck, i'm very proud of my team, they did a hell of a job. I'm Swede Borg.

  2. Matt Roush:

    This kind of colorblind casting is a step in the right direction, what I like about this kind of casting is that the character could be played by an Asian; she could be played by an African- American; she could be played by a Swede. It doesn't really matter.

  3. Kirsten Dunst:

    Alexander Skarsgard's such a goofy Swede and no one gets to see that side of him -- Alexander Skarsgard's always cast as these really serious handsome dudes, really, Alexander Skarsgard's very funny. I hope that people see this and Alexander Skarsgard gets some other types of roles.

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