Other Word Forms of Flammable
Origin of Flammable
From Latin inflammare ‘to set on fire’ + the suffix -able via English inflammable. The in- prefix is dropped to avoid confusion with non-flammable, as in many English words of Latin origin (but not this word) the prefix "in-" and similar means "not".
From Latin flammāre to set fire to from flamma flame bhel-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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