prensus etymology

Latin word prensus comes from Latin prehendo, English -ile ((non-productive) tending to, or capable of.), Spanish prehensus

Detailed word origin of prensus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
prehendo Latin (lat) (figuratively, rare, of the mind) I seize, apprehend, comprehend, grasp. (of trees) I take root. (poetic) I reach, arrive at, attain. (poetic) I take in, reach or embrace with the eye. I detain someone in order to speak with him, accost, lay or catch hold of. I lay hold of, seize, grasp, grab, snatch, take, catch. I take by surprise, catch in the act.
-ile English (eng) (non-productive) tending to, or capable of.
prehensus Spanish (spa)
prehensus Latin (lat)
prensus Latin (lat)