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Etymology of the English word pussycat

the English word pussycat
derived from the English word cat
derived from the English word brier
derived from the Old French word bruyère
derived from the Latin root *brucaria
derived from the Late Latin word brucus (locust; kind of wingless locust; caterpillar)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *wer-
derived from the Latin word cattus (cat; wild cat; kind of trout)
derived from the English word bird
derived from the Proto-Germanic root *kattuz
derived from the English word pussy
derived from the English word puss
using the English suffix -y
derived from the Latin suffix -ia
derived from the Latin suffix -ium

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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