amputer etymology

French word amputer comes from Latin ambi-, Latin putare, and later Latin amputo (I curtail, shorten.. I prune, cut off.)

Detailed word origin of amputer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ambi- Latin (lat)
putare Latin (lat)
amputo Latin (lat) I curtail, shorten.. I prune, cut off.
amputer French (fra) To amputate.

Words with the same origin as amputer

Descendants of ambi-
ambages ambidextre ambigu ambigument ancelle ancillaire ancille
Descendants of putare
compter comptoir compté computation computer comte comtesse conter dispute racontable racontar raconter vicomte