appetit etymology

Middle English word appetit comes from Latin peto, Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.)

Detailed word origin of appetit

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
peto Latin (lat) (ecclesiastical) To missionize or proselytize among the people of a place.. I ask, beg, request.. I attack.. I beg, beseech.. I make for (somewhere).. I seek, aim at, desire.
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
appeto Latin (lat) (figuratively) I desire eagerly, long for, covet; have an appetite for. (intransitive) I approach, draw nigh to, be at hand. (transitive) I attack, fall or seize upon, assault, assail. (transitive) I strive or grasp after (something), try to get.
appetitus Latin (lat) An attack, assault. Passion, appetite. Passionate desire or longing. The faculty of desire.
apetit Old French (fro) Appetite (desire; want). Appetite (feeling of hunger or desire for food).
appetit Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as appetit

Descendants of peto
Descendants of ad
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