podium etymology

English word podium comes from Proto-Indo-European *póds, Middle English fote

Detailed word origin of podium

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*póds Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
fote Middle English (enm)
futtock English (eng) (nautical) Any of the curved timbers that form the ribs of a ship.
ποδός Ancient Greek (grc)
πόδιον Ancient Greek (grc)
podium Latin (lat) Balcony, especially in an amphitheater.
podium English (eng) (sometimes proscribed) A stand used to hold notes when speaking publicly.. (sports) A result amongst the best three at a competition.. (sports, and, other competitions) A steepled platform upon which the three competitors with the best results may stand when being handed their medals or prize.. A low wall, serving as a foundation, a substructure, or a terrace wall.. A platform on which to [...]

Words with the same origin as podium

Descendants of *póds
Descendants of fote
feet foot footage football footing footprint