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Etymology of the English word riot

the English word riot
derived from the Old French word riote
derived from the Old French word riot
derived from the Old French word rioter
derived from the Old French word ruire
derived from the Latin word rugire (bellow, roar)

Date

The earliest known usage of riot in English dates from the 13th century.

Derivations in English

riotous, rioted, rioting

Cognates

French riotte, Italian riotta

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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