means etymology

English word means comes from Latin medium, Latin -anus, and later Latin medianus (Middle, central.)

Detailed word origin of means

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
medium Latin (lat) Community, public, publicity. Middle, center, medium, midst.
-anus Latin (lat) Of or pertaining to; -ian; usually indicates a relationship of position, possession, or origin.
medianus Latin (lat) Middle, central.
means English (eng) An instrument or condition for attaining a purpose.. Resources; riches.

Words with the same origin as means

Descendants of medium
media medieval
Descendants of -anus
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