brawne etymology

Middle English word brawne comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰrewh₁-, and later Proto-Germanic *brēdô (Flesh, meat. Muscle.)

Detailed word origin of brawne

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰrewh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰerē- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*brēdô Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Flesh, meat. Muscle.
*brādō Frankish (frk)
*brādan Frankish (frk)
braon Old French (fro)
brawne Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as brawne

Descendants of *bʰrewh₁-
barn berand bere beren bern beryen biren bordcloth bourne brame breedthe breie breth brode broom brugge byrd byrde byrre bærd picbred preferren steopbearne yborn