delivery etymology

English word delivery comes from Latin ex, e (A name of the letter X. (+ ablative) out of, from.), Old French (842-ca. 1400) livrer (To deliver. To give birth; to deliver.), Latin *libero, Latin libro

Detailed word origin of delivery

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ex, e Latin (lat) A name of the letter X. (+ ablative) out of, from.
livrer Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To deliver. To give birth; to deliver.
*libero Latin (lat)
libro Latin (lat) (figuratively) I consider, weigh, ponder. I poise, balance. I swing, brandish, hurl, cast, fling.
delibero Latin (lat) I consider, weigh well. I deliberate or consult (with an oracle). I ponder.
delivrer Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To give (to); to deliver. To give birth; to deliver. To set free; to liberate.
delivery English (eng) (baseball) A pitching motion.. (baseball) A thrown pitch.. (cricket) A ball bowled.. (curling) The process of throwing a stone.. (genetics) Process of introducing foreign DNA into host cells.. (medicine) The administration of a drug.. The act of conveying something.. The act of giving birth. The item which has been conveyed.. The manner of speaking.

Words with the same origin as delivery

Descendants of ex, e
debt decide decision delicious demand deny describe desert deserve design desire desperate despite destroy die due duty effect effort event evidence issue say still
Descendants of *libero
deliberate