Endlösung etymology

German word Endlösung comes from German Ende (Conclusion. End, finish.), German Lösung

Detailed word origin of Endlösung

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Ende German (deu) Conclusion. End, finish.
Lösung German (deu) Breaking away. Cancellation. Solution (answer to a riddle or problem). Solution (solvent + solute; action of dissolving).
Endlösung German (deu) (chemistry, possibly, _, dated) the final solution: the solution reached after the last of several dissolutions of solute(s) in solvent(s). (dated) the final or definitive solution to a question or problem. (no plural, euphemistic) Nazi term for the planned and attempted mass murder of the European Jews, the Holocaust.