boulanger etymology

French word boulanger comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰl̥-, Proto-Indo-European *bʰln-, Vulgar Latin *bolla, Picard boulenc, and later Proto-Germanic *bullǭ (Round object, ball. Round vessel, bowl.)

Detailed word origin of boulanger

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰl̥- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰln- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bolla Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
boulenc Picard (pcd)
*boule Old Picard (fro-pic)
*bullǭ Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Round object, ball. Round vessel, bowl.
boulenc Old Picard (fro-pic)
*bollo Frankish (frk)
boulanger Old French (fro)
boulanger Middle French (frm)
boulanger French (fra) Baker (rare) to prepare and bake bread.

Words with the same origin as boulanger

Descendants of *bʰl̥-
bol bolée boléro boulangerie boule bouliste boulonner boulot boulu déboulonner