treaty etymology

English word treaty comes from Latin tractatus

Detailed word origin of treaty

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tractatus Latin (lat) Management, treatment. Sermon, homily. Touching, handling, working. Treatise, tract.
traiete Old French (fro)
tretee Middle English (enm)
treaty English (eng) (international law) A binding agreement concluded by subjects of international law, namely states and international organizations.. A formal agreement between two or more states.

Words with the same origin as treaty

Descendants of tractatus
tract