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Etymology of the English word buttonhole

the English word buttonhole
derived from the English word button
derived from the Old French word bouton
derived from the Old French word bouter
using the Proto-Indo-European prefix bhau- (to hit)
derived from the Frankish root *bōtan
derived from the Old French word boton
derived from the Old French word boter
derived from the English word hole
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *kailo-
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *kel-

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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