rampant etymology

French word rampant comes from Old French ramper (To climb; to ascend; to go up.)

Detailed word origin of rampant

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ramper Old French (fro) To climb; to ascend; to go up.
rampant Old French (fro) (heraldry) rampant.
rampant French (fra) (architecture) tilted. (botany) extending over the ground rather then climbing upward. (heraldry) rampant. (literature) base; common. (military) stranded on the ground as opposed to flying staff. Humbly inclined.

Words with the same origin as rampant

Descendants of ramper
antigrippal grimper grimpeur grippal gripper rampe