abysse etymology

French word abysse comes from Ancient Greek ἀ-, Ancient Greek βυσσός, and later Latin abyssus ((Late Latin) an abyss.)

Detailed word origin of abysse

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ἀ- Ancient Greek (grc)
βυσσός Ancient Greek (grc)
ἄβυσσος Ancient Greek (grc)
abyssus Latin (lat) (Late Latin) an abyss.
abysse French (fra) Abyss. Deep sea.

Words with the same origin as abysse

Descendants of ἀ-
abîme accide aimant ambroisie amiante anacoluthe anecdote apathie apeiron aphasie asymptote athée athéisme athéiste atome atomique atomiser atrophie azote azotique diamant désamianter frégate heptatomicité
Descendants of βυσσός
abime