librarie etymology

Middle English word librarie comes from Latin liber, and later Latin librarium (A bookcase. A library.)

Detailed word origin of librarie

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
liber Latin (lat) the inner bark of a tree. book.
librarius Latin (lat) (substantive) A bookcase. (substantive) A scribe, copyist, secretary. Of or pertaining to books.
librarium Latin (lat) A bookcase. A library.
librairie Old French (fro)
librarie Anglo-Norman (xno)
librarie Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as librarie

Descendants of liber