cenotaph etymology

English word cenotaph comes from Ancient Greek κενός, Ancient Greek τάφος, and later French cénotaphe (Cenotaph.)

Detailed word origin of cenotaph

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
κενός Ancient Greek (grc)
τάφος Ancient Greek (grc)
cénotaphe French (fra) Cenotaph.
cenotaph English (eng) A monument erected to honour the dead whose bodies lie elsewhere; especially members of the armed forces who died in battle.

Words with the same origin as cenotaph

Descendants of κενός