science etymology

English word science comes from Latin sciens, and later Latin scientia (Knowledge.)

Detailed word origin of science

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sciens Latin (lat)
scientia Latin (lat) Knowledge.
escience Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Knowledge.
scyence Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
science English (eng) (countable) A particular discipline or branch of learning, especially one dealing with measurable or systematic principles rather than intuition or natural ability. [from 14th c.]. (now, only, _, theology) The fact of knowing something; knowledge or understanding of a truth. [from 14th c.]. (uncountable) Knowledge derived from scientific disciplines, scientific method, or any systematic [...]

Words with the same origin as science

Descendants of sciens
conscience sciences scientific scientifically stem