ager etymology

Latin word ager comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵ-, and later Proto-Indo-European *h₂éǵros (Field, pasturage.)

Detailed word origin of ager

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂eǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to drive, plough animal
*h₂éǵros Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Field, pasturage.
*agros Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Field.
ager Latin (lat) Field, farm. Land, estate, park. Soil. Terrain. Territory, country.

Words with the same origin as ager

Descendants of *h₂eǵ-
acta actio actum aegre agendum agere agmen agri agrum gratia