polar etymology

English word polar comes from Late Latin polaris

Detailed word origin of polar

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
polaris Late Latin (LL)
polar English (eng) (chemistry) Having a dipole; ionic.. (linguistics, of a question) Having but two possible answers, yes and no.. (mathematics) Of a coordinate system, specifying the location of a point in a plane by using a radius and an angle.. (space sciences) Of an orbit that passes over, or near, one of these poles.. Of, relating to, measured from, or referred to a geographic pole (the North Pole or [...]

Words with the same origin as polar

Descendants of polaris
grolar bear pizzly bear polar bear