os etymology

Latin word os comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₃éh₁os (Mouth.)

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Detailed word origin of os

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₃éh₁os Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Mouth.
*ōs Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
os Latin (lat) (poetic) speech. Face, appearance, head. Mouth. Opening, entrance.

Words with the same origin as os

Descendants of *h₃éh₁os
aurea coram ora oratio orator oro ossa