chronometer etymology

English word chronometer comes from Ancient Greek χρόνος, Ancient Greek μέτρον

Detailed word origin of chronometer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
χρόνος Ancient Greek (grc)
μέτρον Ancient Greek (grc)
chronometer English (eng) A device for measuring time, such as a watch or clock.

Words with the same origin as chronometer

Descendants of χρόνος
chronic sync synchro
Descendants of μέτρον
altimeter billion flowmeter gas meter geoboard geometry hypergeometry kilometer klick long meter meter metre metric metron millimeter million odometer pedometer pentameter speedo symmetry trillion vigintillion voltmeter