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Edvard munch

[moo ngk] /mʊŋk/

[ed-vahrd] /ˈɛd vɑrd/ (Show IPA), 1863–1944, Norwegian painter and graphic artist.
to chew (food) steadily, esp with a crunching noise
Edvard (ˈɛdvard). 1863–1944, Norwegian painter and engraver, whose works, often on the theme of death, include The Scream (1893); a major influence on the expressionists, esp on die Brücke

late 14c., mocchen, imitative (cf. crunch), or perhaps from Old French mangier “to eat, bite,” from Latin manducare “to chew.” Related: Munched; munching.


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