summit etymology

English word summit comes from Latin summum (Summit. Top.)

Detailed word origin of summit

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
summum Latin (lat) Summit. Top.
som Old French (fro)
sommette Old French (fro)
somete Middle French (frm)
somete Middle English (enm)
summit English (eng) (countable) A gathering or assembly of leaders.. (countable) A peak; the top of a mountain. (transitive, hiking, climbing, colloquial) To reach the summit of a mountain.