funnel (n.) Look up funnel at Dictionary.com
c.1400, from Middle French fonel, from Provençal enfounilh, "a word from the Southern wine trade" [Weekley], from Late Latin fundibulum, shortened from Latin infundibulum "a funnel or hopper in a mill," from infundere "pour in," from in- "in" + fundere "pour" (see found (v.2)).
funnel (v.) Look up funnel at Dictionary.com
1590s, from funnel (n.). Related: Funneled; funneling.