mole etymology

Old French word mole comes from Proto-Indo-European *mol(w)ə-, Proto-Indo-European *mod-os, and later Latin mola ((especially plural) mill. Ground meal. Millstone.)

Detailed word origin of mole

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*mol(w)ə- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*mod-os Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*melh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
modus Latin (lat) (grammar) mood, mode. Bound, limit. Manner, method, way. Measure.
mola Latin (lat) (especially plural) mill. Ground meal. Millstone.
modulus Latin (lat) (aqueducts) a water meter. (architecture) a module. (music) a rhythmical measure, interval, rhythm, mode, time. A small measure or interval.
muele Old French (fro)

Words with the same origin as mole

Descendants of *mol(w)ə-
maillet mal mal- maleir malfaire malfaisance malicios malison mallet malvais malveis maudire mauvais mialz miels moldre mols molt molture mult peis peisson pis pois poisson
Descendants of *mod-os
com combien comme con conme cum modle