mon etymology

English word mon comes from Latin moneo (I remind. I warn, advise.), Latin -trum (Forming instrument nouns.)

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Detailed word origin of mon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
moneo Latin (lat) I remind. I warn, advise.
-trum Latin (lat) Forming instrument nouns.
monstrum Latin (lat) (figuratively) a thing that evokes fear and wonder. (metonymically) a monster, monstrosity, whether in size or character. A divine omen indicating misfortune, an evil omen, portent.
mostre Old French (fro)
monstre Middle English (enm)
monster English (eng) (chiefly, Australia) To harass.. To behave as a monster to; to terrorise.. To make into a monster; to categorise as a monster; to demonise. (figuratively) A badly behaved child, a brat.. (gaming) a non-player character player(s) fight against in role-playing game. (informal) A prodigy; someone very talented in a specific domain.. (informal) Something unusually large.. (medicine, archaic) A [...]
mon English (eng)

Words with the same origin as mon

Descendants of moneo
demonstrate demonstration mint money monitor monster monstrous monument monumental muster premonition summon summons
Descendants of -trum