council etymology

English word council comes from Latin concilium (A council. A meeting.)

Detailed word origin of council

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
concilium Latin (lat) A council. A meeting.
concile Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
cuncile Anglo-Norman (xno)
council English (eng) A committee that leads or governs (e.g. city council, student council).. Discussion or deliberation.

Words with the same origin as council

Descendants of concilium
councillor councilman reconcile reconciliation