English word weaving comes from Ancient Greek λάθυρος, Proto-Indo-European Linse, and later Latin lens (Nit (egg of a louse) A lentil bean.).

Weaving etymology history

Weaving detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
λάθυρος Ancient Greek (grc)
Linse Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
lens Latin (lat) Nit (egg of a louse) A lentil bean.
lens English (eng) (anatomy) The transparent crystalline structure in the eye.. (biology) A genus of the legume family; its bean.. (by extension, figuratively) A way of looking, literally or figuratively, at something.. (earth science) A body of rock, ice, or water shaped like a convex lens.. (geometry) A convex shape bounded by two circular arcs, joined at their endpoints, the corresponding concave shape [...]
lenticula Latin (lat) Lentil.
lentille Old French (fro) Lentil (plant). Lentil (vegetable).
lentil English (eng) Any of several plants of the genus Lens, especially Lens culinaris, from southwest Asia, that have edible, lens-shaped seeds within flattened pods.. The seed of these plants, used as food.
weaving English (eng) (countable) A piece of such material.. (countable) An unsteady motion back and forth.. (uncountable) The process of making woven material on a loom.

Words with the same origin as weaving

Descendants of λάθυρος
lens till