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Etymology of the English word winterkill

the English word winterkill
derived from the English word kill
derived from the Old Norse word kriki
derived from the Old French word cuillir
derived from the Latin word colligere (collect, assemble, bring; obtain, acquire, amass)
derived from the Latin word legere (read; gather, collect)
derived from the Greek word legein, λέγω (to speak)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *leg- (to collect, to speak)
derived from the English word winter
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *wed-
derived from the Proto-Germanic root *wentruz

Derivations in English

winterkilled, winterkilling

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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