peto etymology

Latin word peto comes from Proto-Indo-European *peth₂-, and later Proto-Indo-European *péth₂eti (To fly.)

Detailed word origin of peto

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*peth₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*péth₂eti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To fly.
peto Latin (lat) (ecclesiastical) To missionize or proselytize among the people of a place.. I ask, beg, request.. I attack.. I beg, beseech.. I make for (somewhere).. I seek, aim at, desire.

Words with the same origin as peto

Descendants of *peth₂-
competere impetus