One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Banister (1532/3–?1610), surgeon. From post-classical Latin arteriosus of or belonging to an artery from classical Latin artēria + -ōsus. Compare Middle French arterieux, French † artérieux, Old Occitan arterios.
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