court etymology

Middle English word court comes from Latin cohortem, Proto-Indo-European *kor-, Latin com, Latin hortus (Garden (in a Roman villa).), Proto-Italic *kortos

Detailed word origin of court

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cohortem Latin (lat)
*kor- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
com Latin (lat)
hortus Latin (lat) Garden (in a Roman villa).
*kortos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
curta Latin (lat)
cors Latin (lat) (military) company, division, cohort. (military) troop of cavalry. Crowd, multitude, throng. Enclosure, yard, pen. Retinue of a praetor. The multitude.
curt Old French (fro) (Anglo-Norman).
court Middle English (enm) Court (place, building).

Words with the same origin as court

Descendants of cohortem
corteyn cortine cortyn courtine curtesie curteyn
Descendants of *kor-
eschele escusen harien heere herber heretogh herȝen menden pot scarth range rappen renge rigbone ring rink roupen schare scheard schyre scren scrutiny serchen skratt sucuren
Descendants of com
counten
Descendants of hortus
gardyn gerd gerden girden orchard orcherd thurgh-girt yard yerd ȝeard ȝerd