cavea etymology

Latin word cavea comes from Proto-Indo-European *ḱówH-

Detailed word origin of cavea

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ḱówH- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ḱówHwos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
cavum Latin (lat) A cave, burrow, cavern. A hole, cavity, depression, pit, opening.
cavea Latin (lat) Cage, den, enclosure, stall, coop, beehive, birdcage. Hollow, cavity. The roof of the mouth. The seats in a theatre. The sockets of the eyes.