meadow etymology

English word meadow comes from Proto-Germanic *mēþwō (Meadow, pasture.), Proto-Germanic *mēdwō (Meadow.)

Detailed word origin of meadow

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*mēþwō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Meadow, pasture.
*mēdwō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Meadow.
mǣd Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
mǣdwe Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
medwe Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
meadow English (eng) A field or pasture; a piece of land covered or cultivated with grass, usually intended to be mown for hay.. Low land covered with coarse grass or rank herbage near rivers and in marshy places by the sea.

Words with the same origin as meadow

Descendants of *mēþwō
mead