protervus etymology

Latin word protervus comes from Latin protero, Latin -vus

Detailed word origin of protervus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
protero Latin (lat) I defeat, overthrow, maltreat, abuse. I drive forth or away. I trample down, tread on sth.
-vus Latin (lat)
protervus Latin (lat) Audacious. Reckless, wanton, shameless, impudent. Violent, vehement.

Words with the same origin as protervus

Descendants of protero
proterens protriturus protritus
Descendants of -vus
arva arvalis arvum arvus