colo etymology

Portuguese word colo comes from Proto-Indo-European *kʷekʷléh₂

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Detailed word origin of colo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kʷekʷléh₂ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
collum Latin (lat) (anatomy) neck, throat. (symbolically) servitude. Upper stem of a plant.
colo Old Portuguese (roa-opt)
colo Portuguese (por) (anatomy) cervix (necklike portion of any part). (anatomy) neck; collum (part of body connecting the head and the trunk). (botany) the channel of an archegonium. (skeleton) neck (part of a bone that connects its head to its body). Gap (mountain or hill pass). Lap (upper legs of a seated person).