forensics etymology

English word forensics comes from English forensic

Detailed word origin of forensics

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
forensic English (eng) (archaic) Relating to, or used in, debate or argument.. (dated) Relating to, or appropriate for, courts of law.. Relating to the use of science and technology in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law.
forensics English (eng) Forensic science. The study of formal debate; rhetoric.