English word coliseum comes from Ancient Greek κολοσσός, and later Latin colosseus (Colossal, huge, gigantic.).
Coliseum detailed word origin explanation
|κολοσσός || Ancient Greek (grc) || |
|κολοσσιαῖος || Ancient Greek (grc) || |
|colosseus || Latin (lat) ||Colossal, huge, gigantic. |
|Colosseum || Latin (lat) || |
|coliseum || English (eng) ||A large theatre, cinema, or stadium.. A large, often circular building, for indoor sporting events, exhibitions, concerts, etc.; arena. |
Words with the same origin as coliseum