malicios etymology

Old French word malicios comes from Proto-Indo-European *mol(w)ə-, and later Latin peior (Worse.)

Detailed word origin of malicios

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*mol(w)ə- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to grind, mill
peior Latin (lat) Worse.
malitia Latin (lat) A bad quality; badness, wicked. Cunning, artfulness. Spite, malice; an act of malice.
malitiosus Latin (lat) Crafty. Malicious, wicked. Spiteful.
malicios Old French (fro)

Words with the same origin as malicios

Descendants of *mol(w)ə-
maillet mal mal- maleir malfaire malfaisance malison mallet malvais malveis maudire mauvais mialz miels moldre mols molt molture mult peis peisson pis pois poisson