agro- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root agro-: acre, aerie, agrarian, agria, agriculture, agro-, onager, peregrine, stavesacre.



Probably a derivative of ag-. Oldest form *ag̑ro-, becoming *agro- in centum languages.
1. acre from Old English æcer, field, acre, from Germanic *akraz.
2. aerie, agrarian; agriculture, peregrine, pilgrim from Latin ager (genitive agrī), earlier *agros, district, property, field.
3. agria, agro-; agrostology, onager, stavesacre from Greek agros, field, and agrios, wild.

[In Pokorny ag̑- 4.]

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