footprint

[ foo t-print ]
/ ˈfʊtˌprɪnt /

noun

Origin of footprint

First recorded in 1545–55; foot + print
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footprint

/ (ˈfʊtˌprɪnt) /

noun

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Word Origin and History for footprint

footprint


n.

1550s, from foot (n.) + print. Related: Footprints. Old English had fotspor, fotswæð.

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