caesius etymology

Latin word caesius comes from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂eyd-, and later Proto-Italic *kaidō (To cut, to hew, to fell.)

Detailed word origin of caesius

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kh₂eyd- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kaidō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To cut, to hew, to fell.
caedo Latin (lat) Cut, hew, fell.. Defeat decisively (defeat with heavy losses to the enemy side).. Kill.. Strike, beat.
caesius Latin (lat) (of the eyes) Bluish-gray, gray-eyed, blue-eyed, cat-eyed; cutting, sharp.

Words with the same origin as caesius

Descendants of *kh₂eyd-
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