orchard etymology

Middle English word orchard comes from Old English ġeard, Proto-Germanic *wrōts (Root.)

Detailed word origin of orchard

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ġeard Old English (ang)
*wrōts Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Root.
*urtiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Field; garden. Plant.
*ort Old English (ang)
ortġeard Old English (ang)
orcherd Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as orchard

Descendants of ġeard
gerd gerden girden orcherd thurgh-girt yard yerd ȝeard ȝerd
Descendants of *wrōts
root rot rote wirte wort worte wurt