Fed Cup etymology

English word Fed Cup comes from Proto-Indo-European *gu-, Proto-Indo-European *gew-, Latin cupa (Handle, axle. Tub, cask, tun, vat.)

Detailed word origin of Fed Cup

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gu- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*gew- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
cupa Latin (lat) Handle, axle. Tub, cask, tun, vat.
cuppa Late Latin (LL)
cuppa Latin (lat) Axle. Bar of an oil press. Barrel, cask. Drinking vessel.
*kuppaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Crown (of the head); harnpan; skull; head. Knoll; hilltop; summit. Round object; orb. Vessel; container; bowl.
copp Old English (ang) Cup; vessel.
cop Old English (ang)
copp Old English (ang) Top; summit.
cuppe Old English (ang) A small drinking vessel; cup.
*coppe Old English (ang)
coppe Middle English (enm)
cup English (eng) (transitive) To form into the shape of a cup, particularly of the hands.. (transitive) To hold something in cupped hands.. (transitive, engineering) To make concave or in the form of a cup.. (transitive, obsolete) To supply with cups of wine.. (transitive, surgery, archaic) To apply a cupping apparatus to; to subject to the operation of cupping. (Canada) A Canadian unit of measure equal to 8 [...]
Fed Cup English (eng) (sports) The premier international team competition in women's tennis.

Words with the same origin as Fed Cup

Descendants of *gu-
cop copper cup cupcake flashing
Descendants of *gew-
cod kidney
Descendants of cupa