rigbone etymology

Middle English word rigbone comes from Proto-Germanic *hrugjaz (Back. Ridge. Spine.), Proto-Germanic *bainą (Leg, bone.)

Detailed word origin of rigbone

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*hrugjaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Back. Ridge. Spine.
*bainą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Leg, bone.
hrycg Old English (ang) (anatomy) back; spine; ridge (back or spine of an animal).
ban Old English (ang) Bone.
*hrugjabainą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (anatomy) backbone.
hryġċbān Old English (ang)
rygge-bone Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as rigbone

Descendants of *hrugjaz
rig riggebon rygge-bone
Descendants of *bainą
ban bon