tor etymology

English word tor comes from Old English tor-, Old French torel, Old French tour, Old Norse tor-, Old English tor, Old English tūr, Old French toer

Detailed word origin of tor

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tor- Old English (ang)
torel Old French (fro)
tour Old French (fro)
tor- Old Norse (non)
tor Old English (ang)
tūr Old English (ang)
toer Old French (fro)
torr- Middle English (enm)
tor English (eng) (South-West England) A hill.. (UK, dialect) A tower; a turret.. A craggy outcrop of rock on the summit of a hill.

Words with the same origin as tor

Descendants of tor-
tore tower