caprarius etymology

Latin word caprarius comes from Proto-Indo-European *kápros (He-goat, billy goat.), Old Dutch buk, Old Dutch būk, Old Dutch buc

Detailed word origin of caprarius

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kápros Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) He-goat, billy goat.
buk Old Dutch (odt)
būk Old Dutch (odt)
buc Old Dutch (odt)
*kapros Proto-Italic (itc-pro) He-goat.
caper Italian (ita)
caper Romanian (ron)
boc Middle Dutch (dum) Buck, male goat.
buc Middle Dutch (dum)
bok Dutch (nld) (gymnastics) vaulting horse. (pejorative) churl, grouch. (pejorative) oaf, bumpkin. (printing) job case, type case. A crane on legs. Box, perch (driver's seat on a carriage). Male goat, buck, billy. Sawbuck, buck.
caper Latin (lat) A male goat.
capra Latin (lat) A she-goat. The odor of armpits.
caprarius Latin (lat) Goatherd.