Other Word Forms of Funnel
Origin of Funnel
Old English funel, fonel, probably through Old French, from Latin fundibulum, infundibulum (“funnel”), from infundere (“to pour in”); in (“in”) + fundere (“to pour”); compare Breton founil (“funnel”), Welsh ffynel (“air hole, chimney”). See fuse.
Middle English fonel from Provençal fonilh from Late Latin fundibulum from Latin īnfundibulum from īnfundere to pour in infuse
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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