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Etymology of the Latin word Rhizocephala

the Latin word Rhizocephala
derived from the Late Greek word kephale, κεφαλή (head; the head (as the part most readily taken hold of), literally or figuratively)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *ghebh-el-
derived from the Greek word rhiza, ῥίζα (a 'root')
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *wrad-
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *wrād-
using the New Latin prefix rhizo-
derived from the Greek prefix rhizo-, ῥιζο-
using the Latin suffix -cephalus

Derivations in other languages

English rhizocephalan, English rhizocephalous, Italian rizocefali

Usage

Word found in New Latin, Modern Latin



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