processioun etymology

Middle English word processioun comes from Latin cedere, Latin pro-, Latin pro, and later Latin processio (Advance (military). Procession.)

Detailed word origin of processioun

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cedere Latin (lat)
pro- Latin (lat) (prefixed to verbs of utterance) in place of, on behalf of. (temporally) prior, fore-. Action directed forward or in front. Advantage. Bringing into being, forth, or into the open. Downward and forward movement. Forward direction, forward movement. Prominence.
pro Latin (lat) About. According to. As befitting. As, like. Before. For. In front, instead of. On behalf of.
processus Latin (lat) (by extension) An elapsing, passing away, lapse.. A course, progression, progress, process, advance.
processio Latin (lat) Advance (military). Procession.
pourciession Old French (fro) Procession (line of people following one another).
processioun Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as processioun

Descendants of pro-
profit proponen proporcion proscriben proscripcion purloynen youhthe youthe ȝeoȝuthe ȝewethe ȝouthe ȝuwethe ȝuȝethe
Descendants of pro
protesten pur purpos purposen