doctrine etymology

English word doctrine comes from French docere, Latin docere, and later Latin doctor ((Ecclesiastical Latin) catechist. Teacher, instructor.)

Detailed word origin of doctrine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
docere French (fra)
docere Latin (lat)
taught French (fra)
doctor Latin (lat) (Ecclesiastical Latin) catechist. Teacher, instructor.
doctrina Latin (lat) Doctrine. Learning, erudition. Teaching, instruction.
doctrine English (eng) A belief or tenet, especially about philosophical or theological matters.. The body of teachings of an ideology, most often a religion, or of an ideological or religious leader, organization, group or text.

Words with the same origin as doctrine

Descendants of docere
doc doctor document documentary