varsity etymology

English word varsity comes from Latin versus, Latin unum, Malayalam universitas, Old French université (University (institution of higher education).)

Detailed word origin of varsity

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
versus Latin (lat)
unum Latin (lat)
universitas Malayalam (mal)
université Old French (fro) University (institution of higher education).
universitei Old French (fro) University (educational facility).
uni- Latin (lat) One; uni-.
universum Latin (lat)
universitas Latin (lat) University.
university English (eng) Institution of higher education (typically accepting students from the age of about 17 or 18, depending on country, but in some exceptional cases able to take younger students) where subjects are studied and researched in depth and degrees are offered.
varsity English (eng)

Words with the same origin as varsity

Descendants of versus
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