bosom etymology

Middle English word bosom comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰōw-, and later Proto-Germanic *bōsmaz ((anatomy) bosom.)

Detailed word origin of bosom

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰōw- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bōsmaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (anatomy) bosom.
bōsm Old English (ang)
bosum Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as bosom

Descendants of *bʰōw-
beel belden bele bil bile bill bille bocher bocket bold bond bosum botel botle boueer bouk boun bule bulrish bun bune busken bustelen by