capra etymology

Italian word capra comes from Proto-Indo-European *kápros (He-goat, billy goat.), Old Dutch buk, Old Dutch būk, Old Dutch buc

Detailed word origin of capra

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kápros Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) He-goat, billy goat.
buk Old Dutch (odt)
būk Old Dutch (odt)
buc Old Dutch (odt)
*kapros Proto-Italic (itc-pro) He-goat.
caper Italian (ita)
caper Romanian (ron)
boc Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350) (dum) Buck, male goat.
buc Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350) (dum)
bok Dutch (nld) (gymnastics) vaulting horse. (pejorative) churl, grouch. (pejorative) oaf, bumpkin. (printing) job case, type case. A crane on legs. Box, perch (driver's seat on a carriage). Male goat, buck, billy. Sawbuck, buck.
caper Latin (lat) A male goat.
capra Latin (lat) A she-goat. The odor of armpits.
capra Italian (ita) Goat (mammal). Nanny goat. Trestle.

Words with the same origin as capra

Descendants of *kápros
capro