melius etymology

Latin word melius comes from Proto-Indo-European *moy-

Detailed word origin of melius

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*moy- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*mol(w)ə- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to grind, mill
*mélyōs Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
meliorem Latin (lat)
melius Latin (lat)