diagram etymology

English word diagram comes from French -gramme (-gram, -gramme.), Ancient Greek διάγραμμα

Detailed word origin of diagram

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-gramme French (fra) -gram, -gramme.
διάγραμμα Ancient Greek (grc)
diagramma Italian (ita) Chart. Diagram. Graph.
diagramma Latin (lat)
diagramme French (fra) Diagram.
diagram English (eng) (category theory) A functor from an index category to another category. The objects and morphisms of the index category need not have any internal substance, but rather merely outline the connective structure of at least some part of the diagram's codomain. If the index category is J and the codomain is C, then the diagram is said to be "of type J in C".. A graph or chart.. A plan, drawing, [...]

Words with the same origin as diagram

Descendants of -gramme