calculation etymology

English word calculation comes from Latin calculo

Detailed word origin of calculation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
calculo Latin (lat) (figuratively) I consider as, esteem.. I calculate, compute, reckon.
calculatio Latin (lat) Computation, calculation, reckoning. Stone (in kidney, bladder), calculus (stone).
calculation English (eng) (countable) An expectation based on circumstances.. (countable) Reckoning, estimate.. (mathematics, countable) The result of calculating.. (mathematics, uncountable) The act or process of calculating.