Flos etymology


Latin word flos comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlē-dʰ-, and later Proto-Italic *flōs (Flower, blossom.)

Etymology of flos

Detailed word origin of flos

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*bʰlē-dʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*bʰleh₃-s Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*flōs Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Flower, blossom.
flos Latin (lat) (figuratively) an ornament or embellishment. (figuratively) the best kind or part of something. (figuratively) the prime; best state of things. Flower, blossom.

Words with the same origin as flos

Descendants of *bʰlē-dʰ-

folia sanguis