Cup – From the Proto-Indo-European word for ‘cave’

Cup – A small bowl-shaped container for drinking from, typically having a handle.

‘Cup’ is derived from the Old English word ‘Cuppa’, which came from the Latin word ‘Cupa’ which meant ‘tub’ or barrel’ Originally, it can be traced back to the Proto-Indo-European word ‘keup’ which meant ‘cave’.

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