orchard etymology

English word orchard comes from Old English ġeard, Proto-Germanic *wurt-, and later Proto-Germanic *urtiz (Field; garden. Plant.)

Detailed word origin of orchard

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ġeard Old English (ang)
*wurt- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*urtiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Field; garden. Plant.
*ort Old English (ang)
ortġeard Old English (ang)
orcherd Middle English (enm)
orchard English (eng) A garden or an area of land for the cultivation of fruit or nut trees.. The trees themselves cultivated in such an area.

Words with the same origin as orchard

Descendants of ġeard
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