sewer etymology

Middle English word sewer comes from Latin aquaria, Latin de, Latin exaquaria, and later Old French sewiere (Overflow channel (for water).)

Detailed word origin of sewer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
aquaria Latin (lat)
de Latin (lat) (Late Latin) of persons. From, away from, down from, out of; in general to indicate the person or place from which any thing is taken, etc., with verbs of taking away, depriving, demanding, requesting, inquiring, buying; as capere, sumere, emere, quaerere, discere, trahere, etc., and their compounds.. From, away from, to indicate the place from which someone or something departs or [...]
exaquaria Latin (lat)
*exaquaria Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
sewiere Old French (fro) Overflow channel (for water).
sewere Anglo-Norman (xno)
seuer Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as sewer

Descendants of aquaria
Descendants of de
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