fomentacioun etymology

Middle English word fomentacioun comes from Latin -atio ((Vulgar Latin) Form of -tiō appended to nouns.), Latin fomentare

Detailed word origin of fomentacioun

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-atio Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) Form of -tiō appended to nouns.
fomentare Latin (lat)
fomentationem Latin (lat)
fōmentātiōn Late Latin (LL)
fomentacioun Middle English (enm) A lotion or poultice applied to a diseased or injured part of the body; fomentation.. The act of fomenting; the application of warm, soft, medicinal substances, as for the purpose of easing pain by relaxing the skin, or of discussing (dispersing) tumours; fomentation.

Words with the same origin as fomentacioun

Descendants of -atio
declenson declinacioun