breeding etymology

English word breeding comes from Proto-Germanic *brōdijaną (To breed. To keep warm; brood.)

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Detailed word origin of breeding

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*brōdijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To breed. To keep warm; brood.
*brōdijandz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*brēdende Old English (ang)
breedyng Middle English (enm)
breeding English (eng) Of, relating to or used for breeding.

Words with the same origin as breeding

Descendants of *brōdijaną
braid bread breed