abutten etymology

Middle English word abutten comes from Old French a-, Old French bouter

Detailed word origin of abutten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
a- Old French (fro) (by extension) indicating a change of state. Indicating movement towards something. Intensifying prefix.
bouter Old French (fro) (reflexive, se bouter) to enter (into). To place; to put. To strike; to hit.
abuter Old French (fro)
abutten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as abutten

Descendants of a-
abaisen abaishen abaisse abassen abesse abetement abetten adaunten adressen afere affeeble affere amusen attournen avisen
Descendants of bouter
boton botoun rabeten