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Etymology - Roots of Words - Etymology - Ancient/Classical History
Etymology is the study of the meanings and roots of words. This etymology page focuses mainly on Latin and Greek origins of words, based on the parts and ...
Etymology and Word Histories - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Etymology of words particularly English words with roots in Latin and Greek.
The Etymology of Geometry Terms - Ancient/Classical History
What do those math terms mean? Here you can read about geometry terms. Knowing the etymology of these terms helps in understanding geometry.
Butterfly Etymology - Cultural Entomology Digest - Insect Facts ...
Read the insect article 'Butterfly Etymology', originally featured in the Cultural.
Person - Online Etymology Dictionary
person (n.) Look up person at Dictionary.com: early 13c., from Old French persone "human being, anyone, person" (12c., Modern French personne) and directly ...
Definition and Examples of Etymology - Grammar and Composition
Compiled by Douglas Harper, the Online Etymology Dictionary (at etymonline. com) is a free online dictionary that traces the origins of more than 30,000 English ...
sugar - Online Etymology Dictionary
sugar (n.) Look up sugar at Dictionary.com: late 13c., sugre, from Old French sucre "sugar" (12c.), from Medieval Latin succarum, from Arabic sukkar, from ...
Nickname - Online Etymology Dictionary
nickname (n.) Look up nickname at Dictionary.com: mid-15c., misdivision of ekename (c.1300), an eke name, literally "an additional name," from Old English  ...
junk - Online Etymology Dictionary
junk (n.1) · Look up junk at Dictionary.com: "worthless stuff," mid-14c., junke "old cable or rope" (nautical), of uncertain origin, perhaps from Old French junc "rush  ...
Carnival - Online Etymology Dictionary
... flesh," from Latin caro "flesh" (see carnage) + levare "lighten, raise, remove" ( see lever (n.)). Folk etymology is from Medieval Latin carne vale " 'flesh, farewell!
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