staccare etymology

Italian word staccare comes from Old French des- (De-; dis-.), Old French attachier

Detailed word origin of staccare

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
des- Old French (fro) De-; dis-.
attachier Old French (fro)
staccare Italian (ita) To distance or leave behind (a runner etc). To knock off (work (intransitive)). To remove, take or take down (from). To separate or divide. To tear out (pages from a book). To uncouple (a train). To unyoke or unharness (draught animals).

Words with the same origin as staccare

Descendants of des-
derubare staccato