melior etymology

Latin word melior comes from Proto-Indo-European *mī-

Detailed word origin of melior

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*mī- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*mol(w)ə- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to grind, mill
*mélyōs Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
melior Latin (lat) Better; irregular comparative degree of.

Words with the same origin as melior

Descendants of *mī-
commune mala male malo malum melius meo milium minor minus moenia mulier munus muris pugna