bulle etymology

Middle English word bulle comes from Proto-Indo-European *bhel, Proto-Indo-European *bōul-

Detailed word origin of bulle

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bhel Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bōul- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
bulla Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) a papal bull or other official document sealed with a bulla. (historical) a bulla: a protective (usually golden) amulet worn by upper-class Roman children. (Medieval Latin, historical) a round metallic seal certifying official medieval documents, particularly the golden imperial seal and the leaden papal one.. A bubble. A knob, boss, or stud, as on doors, shields, etc.. A [...]
bulla Malayalam (mal)
bulle Old French (fro) A letter sealed with a bull (seal). Seal (a stamp in wax to seal a letter).
bulle Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as bulle

Descendants of *bhel
bil bill bille boule bowle bullok bylet