pour etymology

English word pour comes from Old English (ca. 450-1100) *purian

Detailed word origin of pour

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*purian Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
puren Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
pour English (eng) (colloquial) A stream, or something like a stream; especially a flood of precipitation.. Something, or an amount, poured.. The act of pouring. (intransitive) To flow, pass or issue in a stream; to fall continuously and abundantly. (intransitive) to move in a throng, as a crowd. (transitive) To cause to flow in a stream, as a liquid or anything flowing like a liquid, either out of a vessel or [...]

Words with the same origin as pour

Descendants of *purian
downpour inpour outpour pore pore over pourable