Origin of froMiddle English fra, fro ; from Old Norse frā, akin to Old English fram, from
Origin of froMiddle English, probably from Old Norse frā; see per1 in Indo-European roots.
From Middle English fro, fra, from Old English fra (“from”), from Old Norse frá (“from”), from Proto-Germanic *fram (“from”), from Proto-Indo-European *promo- (“forth, forward”). Cognate with Scots frae (“fro, from”), Icelandic frá (“from”). More at from.
- (slang) An afro (hairstyle).
A shortening of afro.