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English word trough comes from Proto-Indo-European *dru-kó, Proto-Indo-European *drukós.

Trough etymology ?

Trough detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*dru-kó Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*drukós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*trawją Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
trog Old English (ang)
trough English (eng) To eat in a vulgar style, as if from a trough. (Australia, New Zealand) A rectangular container used for washing or rinsing clothes.. (Canada) A gutter under the eaves of a building; an eaves trough.. (agriculture, Australia, New Zealand) A channel for conveying water or other farm liquids (such as milk) from place to place by gravity; any ‘U’ or ‘V’ cross-sectioned irrigation channel.. [...]

Words with the same origin as trough

Descendants of *dru-kó
ashtray tray