patriotic etymology

English word patriotic comes from French patrie (Homeland, country of origin, fatherland.), Ancient Greek (to 1453) πατριώτης

Detailed word origin of patriotic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
patrie French (fra) Homeland, country of origin, fatherland.
πατριώτης Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
πατριωτικός Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
patrioticus Late Latin (LL)
patriotique French (fra) Patriotic.
patriotic English (eng) Inspired by or showing patriotism; done out of love of one's country; zealously and unselfishly devoted to the service of one's country.