maritus etymology

Latin word maritus comes from Proto-Indo-European *meryo, Proto-Indo-European *meryos, and later Latin -culus (; added to a noun to form a diminutive of that noun.)

Detailed word origin of maritus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*meryo Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*meryos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
-culus Latin (lat) ; added to a noun to form a diminutive of that noun.
maritus Latin (lat) Marital, matrimonial, conjugal (of animals) male. (poetic) lover. Husband, married man.

Words with the same origin as maritus

Descendants of *meryo
mari marito