cavare etymology

Italian word cavare comes from Proto-Indo-European *ḱówH-, and later Latin cavus (Excavated, channeled. Hollow, concave.)

Detailed word origin of cavare

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ḱówH- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ḱówHwos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
cavus Latin (lat) Excavated, channeled. Hollow, concave.
cavare Latin (lat)
cavare Italian (ita) (transitive) to take out; to extract.

Words with the same origin as cavare

Descendants of *ḱówH-
cava caverna cavo gabbia