pinaster etymology

Latin word pinaster comes from Latin pinus, Latin -astrum

Detailed word origin of pinaster

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pinus Latin (lat) Lance, spear. Pine forest, pineland. Pine tree. Pinewood, or a thing made of such wood. Wreath of pine leaves.
-astrum Latin (lat) Suffix of nouns, expressing incomplete resemblance, hence generally pejorative.
pinaster Latin (lat) Wild pine.

Words with the same origin as pinaster

Descendants of pinus
pinea pinetum pineus pinicolus pinifer piniger
Descendants of -astrum
alicastrum apiastrum falcastrum mentastrum palliastrum rapistrum siliquastrum