specialty etymology

English word specialty comes from Latin specialitas

Detailed word origin of specialty

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
specialitas Latin (lat)
especialte Old French (fro)
specialty English (eng) (legal) A contract or obligation under seal; a contract by deed; a writing, under seal, given as security for a debt particularly specified.. (obsolete) particularity. A particular or peculiar case.. An attribute or quality peculiar to a species.. That in which one specializes; a chosen expertise or talent.

Words with the same origin as specialty

Descendants of specialitas