sagum etymology

English word sagum comes from Latin sagio, Ancient Greek σάγος, Gaulish *sagos, and later Latin sagus (Divining, prophetic.)

Detailed word origin of sagum

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sagio Latin (lat) I perceive acutely with the intellect.. I perceive quickly or keenly with the senses.
σάγος Ancient Greek (grc)
*sagos Gaulish (cel-gau)
sagus Latin (lat) Divining, prophetic.
sagum English (eng) (historical) A cloak, worn in ancient times by the Gauls, early Germans, and Roman soldiers, made of a rectangular piece of (usually red) coarse cloth and fastened on the right shoulder.

Words with the same origin as sagum

Descendants of sagio
sagacity say