pic etymology

English word pic comes from Latin pingo, Latin -turam, Latin pictum, and later Latin pictura (Painting, the art of painting. Picture (image).)

Detailed word origin of pic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pingo Latin (lat) I decorate or embellish. I paint, tint or colour. I portray.
-turam Latin (lat)
pictum Latin (lat)
pictura Latin (lat) Painting, the art of painting. Picture (image).
picture Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
pycture Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
picture English (eng) (in the plural, informal) ("the pictures") Cinema (as a form of entertainment).. (informal) A motion picture.. A figure; a model.. A painting.. A paragon, a perfect example or specimen (of a category).. A photograph.. A representation of anything (as a person, a landscape, a building) upon canvas, paper, or other surface, by drawing, painting, printing, photography, etc.. An attractive [...]
pic English (eng)

Words with the same origin as pic

Descendants of pingo
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Descendants of -turam
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