semence etymology

French word semence comes from Proto-Indo-European *séh₁mn̥ (Seed.), Proto-Indo-European *si-sh₁-, Proto-Italic *sēmen

Detailed word origin of semence

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*séh₁mn̥ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Seed.
*si-sh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sēmen Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
semen Latin (lat) (poetic) seed (of the elements of other bodies (of fire, water, stones, etc.)). Cause. Graft. Offspring. Seed (of plants). Semen.
sementis Latin (lat) Sowing, planting (action or season).
*sēmentia Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*sementia Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) seed.
semance Old French (fro) Seed. Sperm; semen.
semence French (fra) (figuratively) seed (precursor, something that makes another flourish). (figuratively) seed (sperm). Seed (fertilized grain).

Words with the same origin as semence

Descendants of *séh₁mn̥
disséminer semer semoir séminal
Descendants of *si-sh₁-
Saturne assertion bonsoir disert disertement dissertation insérer saison serrage serrer soir série sérotine