Swede vs Balt - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between swede and balt
is that swede
is (chiefly|british) the fleshy yellow root of a variety of rape, brassica napus
, resembling a large turnip, grown as a vegetable while balt
(chiefly, British) The fleshy yellow root of a variety of rape, Brassica napus , resembling a large turnip, grown as a vegetable.
The plant from which this is obtained.
(Scotland, Ireland, Northern England) The turnip.
* (plant) rutabaga
* (vegetable) rutabaga , neep (Scotland), yellow turnip (US), winter turnip
An inhabitant of one of the modern Baltic states: Lithuania, Latvia or Estonia.
An ethnic descendant of the Indo-European Baltic people, especially including ethnic Lithuanians, Latvians or Prussians, but generally not including ethnic Belarusians, Estonians, Germans, Jews, Livonians, Poles, Russians, Swedes or Tatars who have also inhabited or currently inhabit the modern Baltic states.
A native speaker of one of the Baltic languages: Lithuanian, Latvian, Old Prussian, Sudovian and related languages.