kilometer etymology

English word kilometer comes from English meter

Detailed word origin of kilometer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
meter English (eng) To imprint a postage mark with a postage meter. To measure with a metering device.. To regulate the flow of or to deliver in regulated amounts (usually of fluids but sometimes of other things such as anticipation or breath) (always meter) (dated) One who metes or measures.. (always meter) A device that measures things.. (always meter) A parking meter or similar device for collecting [...]
kilometer English (eng)

Words with the same origin as kilometer

Descendants of meter
klick metric speedo