Beukel William
a fourteenth century Dutchman reputedly the first to pickle fish, hence pickle from his name (unlikely as pekel exists in medieval Dutch). Also spelled Bukelz and Beukelsen

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • William Beukel — a fourteenth century Dutchman reputedly the first to pickle fish, hence pickle from his name (unlikely as pekel exists in medieval Dutch). Also spelled Bukelz …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Bukelz William — see Beukel, William …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Pickle —    The pickle s provenance can be traced to one William Beukelz or Beukel, a fourteen century Dutch fisherman who was known as the first to pickle food. Though Beukel pickled fish, his name, mispronounced slightly, came to apply to pickled… …   Dictionary of eponyms

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