perusal etymology

English word perusal comes from English -al, English peruse

Detailed word origin of perusal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-al English (eng) (organic chemistry) Forms the names of aldehydes. Forming nouns, especially of verbal action.. Of or pertaining to. Adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
peruse English (eng) (intransitive, regional) To go from place to place; to wander.. (transitive) To examine or consider with care.. (transitive) To read completely.. (transitive, informal) To look over casually; to skim. An examination or perusal; an instance of perusing.
perusal English (eng) The act of perusing; studying something carefully.

Words with the same origin as perusal

Descendants of -al
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Descendants of peruse