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1. Etymology of the English word bull

the English word bull
derived from the Old Norse word boli
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *bhel-
derived from the Old word Norse boli
derived from the Proto-Germanic root *bulon

Derivations in English

bullbaiting, bullbucker, bulldog, bullfight, bullfighter, bullhorn, bullish, bullneck, bullnose, bullring, bullshot, bullboat, bullbrier, bullhead, bullwhacker, bullwhip, bullheaded, bullock, bulldose, bull-mastiff, pit-bull

Cognates

Dutch buldog, Dutch bul, French bouledogue, German Bulldogge, Icelandic boli, Icelandic bulla, Norwegian bulldogg, Norwegian bulle, Swedish bulldogg, Swedish bulla

Usage

Word found in Modern English

2. Etymology of the English word bull

derived from the English word bull

Derivations in English

bull session

Usage

Word found in Modern English

3. Etymology of the English word bull

derived from the English word bull
derived from the Latin word bulla (a bubble; Papal bull; Papal document; stamped lead seal of Papal document; bubble; boss, knob)

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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