фермер etymology

Russian word фермер comes from Old English feorm, Old English -ere (Masculine agent suffix, originally applied only to nouns.)

Detailed word origin of фермер

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
feorm Old English (ang) Entertainment. Food, sustenance, provision; meal, feast, banquet. Possessions, goods, supplies; stores. Profit, benefit. Rent, especially rent or tax paid in food or other provisions.
-ere Old English (ang) Masculine agent suffix, originally applied only to nouns.
feormere Old English (ang) Purveyor, grocer.
farmer English (eng) (historical) One who takes taxes, customs, excise, or other duties, to collect for a certain rate per cent.. (historical, mining) The lord of the field, or one who farms the lot and cope of the crown.. A person who works the land and/or who keeps livestock, especially on a farm.. Agent noun of farm; someone or something that farms.
фермер Russian (rus) Farmer.

Words with the same origin as фермер

Descendants of -ere
кондиционер лидер