roots etymology

English word roots comes from English root

Detailed word origin of roots

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root English (eng) (computing, slang, transitive) To break into a computer system and obtain root access.. To be firmly fixed; to be established.. To fix the root; to enter the earth, as roots; to take root and begin to grow. (analysis) A zero (of an equation).. (arithmetic) A square root (understood if no power is specified; in which case, “the root of” is often abbreviated to “root”).. (arithmetic) Of a [...]
roots English (eng) Ancestry.. Beginnings; origin.