cryptoprotocol etymology

English word cryptoprotocol comes from English protocol, English crypto- (Cryptographic.. Hidden, invisible.. Secret.)

Detailed word origin of cryptoprotocol

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
protocol English (eng) (obsolete, intransitive) To make or write protocols, or first drafts; to issue protocols.. (obsolete, transitive) To make a protocol of. (by extension) An accepted code of conduct; acceptable behaviour in a given situation or group. [from 20th c.]. (computing) A set of formal rules describing how to transmit or exchange data, especially across a network. [from 20th c.]. (international law) [...]
crypto- English (eng) Cryptographic.. Hidden, invisible.. Secret.
cryptoprotocol English (eng) An encryption protocol.

Words with the same origin as cryptoprotocol

Descendants of crypto-
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