contiger etymology

Latin word contiger comes from Latin contus (Long pole; pike.), Latin -ger (Forms adjectives meaning “-bearing, -carrying” from nouns.)

Detailed word origin of contiger

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
contus Latin (lat) Long pole; pike.
-ger Latin (lat) Forms adjectives meaning “-bearing, -carrying” from nouns.
contiger Latin (lat) Spear-bearing A spear-bearer, a lancer.

Words with the same origin as contiger

Descendants of -ger
astriger auriger barbiger belliger claviger cornigera ensiger floriger libriger mundiger naviger nubiger penatiger pharetriger plagiger plantiger securiger somniger spiniger squamigeri stelliger urniger veliger Āligeri