grouiller etymology

French word grouiller comes from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrewd-, and later Proto-Germanic *gruljaną (To make a sound; rumble; grumble; growl.)

Detailed word origin of grouiller

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gʰrewd- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*gruljaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To make a sound; rumble; grumble; growl.
*grullen Old Dutch (odt)
grollen Middle Dutch (dum)
grouller Old French (fro)
grouiller Old French (fro)
grouiller Middle French (frm)
grouiller French (fra) (intransitive) to mill about, swarm with people. (intransitive) to swarm or crawl. (reflexive, colloquial) to hurry.

Words with the same origin as grouiller

Descendants of *gʰrewd-
Grosjean engrosser gros gros grain gros-grain grossement grossesse grossier grossiste grossièrement grossièreté grossophobe grôt