pute etymology

French word pute comes from Old Provençal putana, and later Latin puta (Girl , think Suppose, for instance, namely.)

Detailed word origin of pute

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
putana Old Provençal (pro)
puta Latin (lat) Girl , think Suppose, for instance, namely.
putta Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
pute Old French (fro)
pute French (fra) (vulgar) whore, slut (prostitute). (vulgar, colloquial) bitch, slut (promiscuous woman). (vulgar, slang) fucking (used for emphasis).

Words with the same origin as pute

Descendants of putana
putain putasse putier putois