chorus etymology

English word chorus comes from Ancient Greek χορός

Detailed word origin of chorus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
χορός Ancient Greek (grc)
chorus Latin (lat) Chorus (all forms).
chorus English (eng) (intransitive) (of animals) To make their cry together.. (intransitive) To echo in unison another person's words.. (intransitive) To sing the chorus (of a song).. (intransitive) To speak as if in chorus (about something). (transitive) To echo (a particular sentiment).. (transitive) To say in unison; to express in unison.. (transitive) To sing or recite in chorus. (figuratively) A group of [...]

Words with the same origin as chorus

Descendants of χορός
carol choir