townspeople etymology

English word townspeople comes from English people, English toon, English -s-

Detailed word origin of townspeople

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
people English (eng) (intransitive) To become populous or populated.. (transitive) To inhabit; to occupy; to populate.. (transitive) To stock with people or inhabitants; to fill as with people; to populate. (countable) Persons forming or belonging to a particular group, such as a nation, class, ethnic group, country, family, etc; folk; a community.. A group of persons regarded as being employees, followers, [...]
toon English (eng) (Geordie) A town. A southeast Asian and Australian tree (Toona ciliata or Toona australis) of the mahogany family with fragrant dark red wood and flowers that yield a dye.. The wood of this tree. (Can we verify([ [...]
-s- English (eng) Genitival interfix used to link elements in some compounds, equivalent to the possessive clitic -'s.
townspeople English (eng)

Words with the same origin as townspeople

Descendants of people
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Descendants of toon
Toon Army
Descendants of -s-
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