vineyard etymology

English word vineyard comes from English vine, English yard

Detailed word origin of vineyard

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
vine English (eng) (US, by extension) Any similar climbing or trailing plant.. Any plant of the genus Vitis.. The climbing plant that produces grapes.
yard English (eng) (finance) 109, A short scale billion; a long scale thousand millions or milliard. (transitive) To confine to a yard. (US, slang, uncommon) 100 dollars.. (nautical) A long tapered timber hung on a mast to which is bent a sail, and may be further qualified as a square, lateen, or lug yard. The first is hung at right angles to the mast, the latter two hang obliquely.. (obsolete) A branch, twig, [...]
vineyard English (eng) A grape plantation.

Words with the same origin as vineyard

Descendants of yard