cyclo- etymology

English word cyclo- comes from Proto-Indo-European *kʷel-, and later Proto-Indo-European *kʷékʷlos (Circle. Wheel.)

Detailed word origin of cyclo-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kʷel- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kʷékʷlos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Circle. Wheel.
κύκλος Ancient Greek (grc)
cyclo- English (eng) (chemistry) a cyclic compound. (meteorology) cyclone. Circle. Cycle.

Words with the same origin as cyclo-

Descendants of *kʷel-
behold bicycle bike collar colony column cult culture cycle gal hail halt haul heel held hold holding holiness holly holy household polar pole shall wheel