civic etymology

English word civic comes from Latin civis (Citizen.)

Detailed word origin of civic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
civis Latin (lat) Citizen.
civicus Latin (lat) Civic, civil, pertaining to citizens. Of or pertaining to a city or town.
civic English (eng) Of or relating to the citizen, or of good citizenship and its rights and duties.. Of, relating to, or belonging to a city, a citizen, or citizenship; municipal or civil.

Words with the same origin as civic

Descendants of civis
citadel citizen citizenship city civil civilian civilisation civilization humility