costato etymology

Italian word costato comes from Proto-Indo-European *kost-, and later Latin costa ((anatomy) a rib. A side, a wall.)

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Detailed word origin of costato

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kost- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
costa Latin (lat) (anatomy) a rib. A side, a wall.
costatus Latin (lat) Ribbed.
costato Italian (ita) (anatomy) chest, ribs.

Words with the same origin as costato

Descendants of *kost-
costa costola