Etymology
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Swede (n.)

"native of Sweden," 1610s, from Low German, from Middle Low German Swede, from a source akin to Old English Sweoðeod, literally "Swede-people," from Sweon (plural) "Swedes" (Old Norse, Old Swedish Sviar), called by the Romans Suiones, probably from Proto-Germanic *sweba "free, independent," or else from *geswion "kinsman."

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Definitions of Swede
1
swede (n.)
a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow root;
Synonyms: rutabaga / turnip cabbage / Swedish turnip / rutabaga plant / Brassica napus napobrassica
swede (n.)
the large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food;
Synonyms: rutabaga / swedish turnip / yellow turnip
2
Swede (n.)
a native or inhabitant of Sweden;
From wordnet.princeton.edu