feature etymology

English word feature comes from Latin facio, and later Latin factura (A making, manufacture. A thing that has been manufactured.)

Detailed word origin of feature

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
facio Latin (lat) I appoint.. I do. I make, construct, fashion, frame, build, erect. I make, produce, compose.
factus Latin (lat)
factura Latin (lat) A making, manufacture. A thing that has been manufactured.
faiture Old French (fro) Action; act. Form; characteristic(s). Method; way; manner.
feture Anglo-Norman (xno)
feature English (eng) (intransitive) To appear, to make an appearance.. (transitive) To ascribe the greatest importance to something within a certain context.. (transitive) To star, to contain. (archaeology) Something discerned from physical evidence that helps define, identify, characterize, and interpret an archeological site.. (computing) A beneficial capability of a piece of software.. (engineering) [...]

Words with the same origin as feature

Descendants of facio
affair affect affected defeat difficult effect effective face faced fact factor factory fair fashion identify pacific perfect profit sacrifice satisfied scientific specific specifically terrific testify