Reference Entry


Edited by T. F. Hoad

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780192830982
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727153

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repr. ult. Gr. arkh(i)- chief, comb. form f. base of arkhós chief, arkhḗ rule, as in arkhággelos archangel, arkhidiā́konos archdeacon,

Reference Entry.  88 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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