turn etymology

English word turn comes from Latin turnus

You can also see our other etymologies for the English word turn. Currently you are viewing the etymology of turn with the meaning: (Noun) (also turnaround) The time required to complete a project.. (circus) A short skit, act, or routine.. (cricket) A sideways movement of the ball when it bounces (caused by rotation in flight).. [...](also turnaround) The time required to complete a project.. (circus) A short skit, act, or routine.. (cricket) A sideways movement of the ball when it bounces (caused by rotation in flight).. [...]

Detailed word origin of turn

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
turnus Latin (lat)
*torn Anglo-Norman (xno)
turn English (eng) (also turnaround) The time required to complete a project.. (circus) A short skit, act, or routine.. (cricket) A sideways movement of the ball when it bounces (caused by rotation in flight).. (poker) The fourth communal card in Texas hold 'em.. (poker, obsolete) The flop (the first three community cards) in Texas hold 'em.. (rope) A pass behind or through an object.. (soccer) An instance of [...]

Words with the same origin as turn

Descendants of turnus
return turning turnout