How many word origins do you know?πŸ¦‰

πŸ‘©β€πŸš€ Astronaut comes from the Greek words astro and nautes meaning star sailor

 

🐊 Crocodile comes from the Greek word krokodilos, meaning worm of the stones

 

πŸŒ‹ volcano comes from an Italian word and is named after Vulcan, the Roman god of fire

 

Wizard πŸ§™β€β™‚οΈ comes from an old meaning of wise and originally meant a wise person

 

Pyjamas comes from the Persian and Urdu words pay and Jamah, meaning leg clothing

 

Conker comes from an English dialect word meaning a snail shell because the game was first played with snail shells 🐚

 

Leotard is named after a french trapeze artist Jules Leotard, who invented it!

 

Hippopotamus πŸ¦› comes from the Greek words hippos and potamus meaning river horse

 

Dandelion comes from the French word dent-de-lion meaning lion’s 🦁 tooth because of the jagged shape of its leaves

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