quarry etymology

English word quarry comes from Latin queror (I am indignant.. I complain, lament.), Proto-Indo-European *kʷétesres, Latin *quadrellus

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Detailed word origin of quarry

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
queror Latin (lat) I am indignant.. I complain, lament.
*kʷétesres Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*quadrellus Latin (lat)
querella Latin (lat) Complaint. Lament.
*kʷetwṓr Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kʷettwōr Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Four.
quattor Latin (lat) (rare, cardinal).
quadrare Latin (lat)
quarel Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Square block of stone. Square-headed bolt for a crossbow.
quarrel English (eng) A diamond-shaped piece of coloured glass forming part of a stained glass window.. A four-sided cutting tool or chisel with a diamond-shaped end.. A small opening in window tracery, of which the cusps etc. make the form nearly square.. A square tile; quarry tile.. A square-headed arrow for a crossbow. (intransitive) To contend, argue fiercely, squabble.. (intransitive) To disagree.. [...]
quarry English (eng) A diamond-shaped tile or pane, often of glass or stone.

Words with the same origin as quarry

Descendants of queror
Descendants of *quadrellus
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