trigonometry etymology

English word trigonometry comes from Ancient Greek τρίγωνον, Latin -metria (-metry.)

Detailed word origin of trigonometry

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
τρίγωνον Ancient Greek (grc)
-metria Latin (lat) -metry.
trigonometria New Latin (la-new)
trigonometry English (eng) (mathematics) The branch of mathematics that deals with the relationships between the sides and the angles of triangles and the calculations based on them, particularly the trigonometric functions.

Words with the same origin as trigonometry

Descendants of τρίγωνον
Descendants of -metria