absorber etymology

French word absorber comes from Proto-Italic *sorβeō (To suck in.), Latin ab

Detailed word origin of absorber

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*sorβeō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To suck in.
ab Latin (lat) (source of action or event) by, of. (time) after, since. At, on, in. From, away from, out of.
sorbere Latin (lat)
*sorbio Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) I suck in.
sorbi Romanian (ron) To absorb. To breathe in deep. To sip, suck in, drink in.
absorbeo Latin (lat) (figuratively) I absorb, engross.. I absorb, submerge.. I swallow down, devour.
absorber French (fra) To absorb.

Words with the same origin as absorber

Descendants of *sorβeō
Descendants of ab
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