revolven etymology

Middle English word revolven comes from Latin volvere, Latin re-

Detailed word origin of revolven

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
volvere Latin (lat)
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
revolvo Latin (lat) (passive) I come or go back, return, recur, relapse.. I relate again, repeat; reenact; brood or reflect upon.. I roll back; unroll, unwind; revolve, return.. I turn over, read over, repeat.
revolver Old French (fro)
revolven Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as revolven

Descendants of volvere
entraille entrediten supposen suppositorie
Descendants of re-
rabeten re- redimer redolent regraten regreten regretten rejecten remedie remembren remewen repairen repellen replien resolven respiracioun respounse retencioun retornen retracten returnen reveue reward reyne