Diarrhea etymology


English word diarrhea comes from Ancient Greek (to 1453) ῥέω, Ancient Greek (to 1453) διά, Ancient Greek (to 1453) δῐᾰ́ρροιᾰ, and later Latin diarrhoea ((Late Latin) diarrhoea.)

Etymology of diarrhea

Detailed word origin of diarrhea

Dictionary entry Language Definition
ῥέω Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
διά Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
δῐᾰ́ρροιᾰ Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
διάρροια Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
diarrhoea Latin (lat) (Late Latin) diarrhoea.
diarrhoea Late Latin (LL)
diarrie Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm) Diarrhea.
diarrhea English (en) (chiefly, US, UK) The watery or very soft excrement that comes from such bowel movements.. A gastrointestinal disorder characterized by frequent and very fluid or watery bowel movements.

Words with the same origin as diarrhea

Descendants of ῥέω


Descendants of διά

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