court etymology

English word court comes from Latin cohortem, Proto-Indo-European *kor-, Latin com, Latin hortus (Garden (in a Roman villa).), Proto-Italic *kortos

Detailed word origin of court

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cohortem Latin (lat)
*kor- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
com Latin (lat)
hortus Latin (lat) Garden (in a Roman villa).
*kortos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
curta Latin (lat)
cors Latin (lat) (military) company, division, cohort. (military) troop of cavalry. Crowd, multitude, throng. Enclosure, yard, pen. Retinue of a praetor. The multitude.
curt Old French (fro) (Anglo-Norman).
court English (eng) (US, Australia) A street with no outlet, a cul-de-sac.. (social) Royal society.. (social) The administration of law.. (sports) A place arranged for playing the games of tennis, basketball, squash, badminton, volleyball and some other games; also, one of the divisions of a tennis court.. A tribunal established for the administration of justice.. An enclosed space; a courtyard; an uncovered [...]

Words with the same origin as court

Descendants of cohortem
courtesy courthouse courtroom courtyard curtain humility
Descendants of *kor-
cancer carpet circle circus course cross cruise current exact exist exit experience experiment harry her here rape ring search share sharp sheriff short shortly
Descendants of com
count countless
Descendants of hortus
antenna backyard garden garth hangar junkyard kindergarten orchard shipyard vineyard yard
Descendants of *kortos
curt