spat etymology

English word spat comes from Latin spatium

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Detailed word origin of spat

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spatium Latin (lat) A square, walk, or promenade. Distance between points. Period or interval of time. Quantity of length. Racetrack, lap or a race, or racecourse. Space, room, extent. Time or leisure, as with opportunity.
spat English (eng) An obsolete unit of distance in astronomy (symbol S), equal to one billion kilometres.

Words with the same origin as spat

Descendants of spatium
hyperspace space spacecraft spaceship subspace