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English word colossal comes from Ancient Greek κολοσσός, and later Latin colossus (Colossus, giant statue.).

Colossal etymology ?

Colossal detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
κολοσσός Ancient Greek (grc)
colossus Latin (lat) Colossus, giant statue.
colossal French (fra) Colossal, huge.
colossal English (eng) Extremely large or on a great scale.

Words with the same origin as colossal

Descendants of κολοσσός
Colosseum coliseum colosseum colossus