trot etymology

English word trot comes from Proto-Germanic *trudaną (To tread, to step on.), Proto-Germanic *trudōną

Detailed word origin of trot

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*trudaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To tread, to step on.
*trudōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*trottōn Frankish (frk)
*trotton Frankish (frk)
trottare Malayalam (mal)
*trotare Latin (lat)
*trottare Malayalam (mal)
troter Old French (fro)
trotten Middle English (enm)
trot English (eng) (intransitive, of a horse) To move at a gait between a walk and a canter.. (transitive) To cause to move, as a horse or other animal, in the pace called a trot; to cause to run without galloping or cantering.. To walk rapidly. (Australia, New Zealand, with "good" or "bad") A run of luck or fortune.. (Australia, obsolete) A succession of heads thrown in a game of two-up.. (archaic, [...]

Words with the same origin as trot

Descendants of *trudaną