companion etymology

English word companion comes from Latin com-, Latin panem, and later Old French compaignon (Colleague, companion. Friend.)

Detailed word origin of companion

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
com- Latin (lat)
panem Latin (lat)
compāniō Late Latin (LL)
compaignon Old French (fro) Colleague, companion. Friend.
companion Middle English (enm)
companion English (eng) (astronomy) A celestial object that is associated with another.. (attributive) An appended source of media or information, designed to be used in conjunction with and to enhance the main material.. (dated) A person employed to accompany or travel with another.. (figuratively) A thing or phenomenon that is closely associated with another thing, phenomenon, or person.. (nautical) The covering [...]

Words with the same origin as companion

Descendants of com-
account collect collection college command commander commissioner competition complain complete complex confirm conscience construction correct cos cost couch count cousin precious price prison prisoner prize
Descendants of panem
accompany companionship