vinyl etymology

English word vinyl comes from Latin cor ((anatomy) heart. (figuratively) soul, mind.), Latin re-, Latin -one(-onem|m), French record (Record (most extreme known value of some achievement).)

Detailed word origin of vinyl

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cor Latin (lat) (anatomy) heart. (figuratively) soul, mind.
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
-one(-onem|m) Latin (lat)
record French (fra) Record (most extreme known value of some achievement).
recordari Latin (lat)
recorder Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To recall; to remember. To record; to register.
record Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
record English (eng) (computing) A set of data relating to a single individual or item.. A vinyl disc on which sound is recorded and may be replayed on a phonograph.. An item of information put into a temporary or permanent physical medium.. Any instance of a physical medium on which information was put for the purpose of preserving it and making it available for future reference.. The most extreme known value [...]
vinyl English (eng) (chemistry, uncountable) The univalent radical CH2=CH−, derived from ethylene. (collectively, uncountable) Phonograph records as a medium. (countable) Any of various compounds and substances containing the vinyl radical, especially various tough, flexible, shiny plastics (chemistry) containing the vinyl radical. Made of polyvinyl chloride.

Words with the same origin as vinyl

Descendants of re-
arrest rain reaction receive recognize record regret relationship relax remain remember remove repeat reputation request rescue research respect responsibility responsible rest return revolution reward ship