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English word tree comes from Proto-Indo-European *derwo-, and later Proto-Germanic *trewwō (Fidelity, pledge.).

Tree etymology ?

Tree detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*derwo- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*trewwō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Fidelity, pledge.
*drew-o- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*trewą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Tree.
trēow Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
trew Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
tree English (eng) (cartomancy) The fifth Lenormand card.. (chemistry) A mass of crystals, aggregated in arborescent forms, obtained by precipitation of a metal from solution.. (computing theory) A recursive data structure in which each node has zero or more nodes as children.. (graph theory) A connected graph with no cycles or, equivalently, a connected graph with n vertices and n-1 edges.. (graphical user [...]

Words with the same origin as tree

Descendants of *derwo-
ashtray tar tray trey trough truce true truly