education etymology

English word education comes from Latin duco (I draw, pull. I lead, guide. I prolong. I think, consider.), Latin dux

Detailed word origin of education

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
duco Latin (lat) I draw, pull. I lead, guide. I prolong. I think, consider.
dux Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) duke. Commander, general. Leader. Prince, ruler.
educo Latin (lat) I bring up, rear.. I educate, train.. I produce.
educatio Latin (lat) Education. The act of breeding, rearing or bringing up.
éducation Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm)
education English (eng) (countable) Facts, skills and ideas that have been learned, either formally or informally.. (uncountable) The process of imparting knowledge, skill and judgment.

Words with the same origin as education

Descendants of duco
abduction conduct conductor conduit deduction douche duct duke educate educated educational induce intro introduce introduction produce product production productive reduce reduction reproduction seduce seduction
Descendants of dux
misconduct