turret etymology

Middle English word turret comes from Ancient Greek τύρσις, and later Old French tur (Tower.)

Detailed word origin of turret

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
τύρσις Ancient Greek (grc)
turrem Latin (lat)
tur Old French (fro) Tower.
turette Anglo-Norman (xno)
toret Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as turret

Descendants of τύρσις
tor toret tour touret tur