English word calculus comes from Latin calx (Chalk. Limestone. The finish line.), Latin -olus

Dictionary entry | Language | Definition |
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calx | Latin (lat) | Chalk. Limestone. The finish line. |

-olus | Latin (lat) | |

calculus | Latin (lat) | A piece in the latrunculi game. Pebble, stone. Reckoning, calculating. |

calculus | English (eng) | (countable) A decision-making method, especially one appropriate for a specialised realm.. (countable, mathematics) Any formal system in which symbolic expressions are manipulated according to fixed rules.. (countable, medicine) A stony concretion that forms in a bodily organ.. (dated, countable) Calculation; computation.. (uncountable, dentistry) Deposits of calcium phosphate salts on [...] |

- Descendants of calx
- calculate calculating calculation