glans etymology

Latin word glans comes from Proto-Indo-European *gʷelh₂-

Detailed word origin of glans

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gʷelh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
glans Latin (lat) (New Latin) bullet. A round mass the size and shape of an acorn.. Acorn, nut; any acorn-shaped fruit; beechnut, chestnut.