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English word Colosseum comes from Ancient Greek κολοσσός, and later Latin colosseus (Colossal, huge, gigantic.).

Colosseum etymology ?

Colosseum detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
κολοσσός Ancient Greek (grc)
κολοσσιαῖος Ancient Greek (grc)
colosseus Latin (lat) Colossal, huge, gigantic.
Colosseum English (eng) The largest stadium in the Roman empire, located near the center of Rome.

Words with the same origin as Colosseum

Descendants of κολοσσός
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