English word trough comes from Proto-Indo-European *dru-kó, Proto-Indo-European *drukós.
Trough detailed word origin explanation
|*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