sconce etymology

Middle English word sconce comes from Latin abscondo ((transitive) I hide, conceal, cover, shroud.)

Detailed word origin of sconce

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
abscondo Latin (lat) (transitive) I hide, conceal, cover, shroud.
absconsus Latin (lat) Hidden, secret, concealed.
esconce Old French (fro)
sconse Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as sconce

Descendants of abscondo
sconse skonce