Diapering a baby is something you have to learn fast.
Origin of diaper
- Middle English a patterned fabric from Old French diapre, diaspre from Medieval Latin diasprum a white silken material from Medieval Greek diaspros pure white Greek dia- intensive pref. dia– Late Greek aspros white (probably from Latin asper rough)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French dyapre, diaspre, from mediaeval Latin diaspra, diasprum from Byzantine Greek δίασπρος (adj), from δια- (“across”) + άσπρος (“white”).