bulla etymology

Latin word bulla comes from Proto-Indo-European *beu

Detailed word origin of bulla

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*beu Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
bulla Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) a papal bull or other official document sealed with a bulla. (historical) a bulla: a protective (usually golden) amulet worn by upper-class Roman children. (Medieval Latin, historical) a round metallic seal certifying official medieval documents, particularly the golden imperial seal and the leaden papal one.. A bubble. A knob, boss, or stud, as on doors, shields, etc.. A [...]

Words with the same origin as bulla

Descendants of *beu
*bullico bulliendus bulliens bullire bulliturus bullitus bullo ebulliens ebullio