Middle English word tent comes from Latin attineo, and later Latin attentus (Attentive. Conscientious. Economical.)
You can also see our other etymologies for the Middle English word tent.
|attineo||Latin (lat)||(used impersonally) I am useful or important.. (used impersonally) I belong somewhere, pertain or relate to, concern.. I bring or hold to or near.. I hold fast, keep, detain, hold back, delay.. I hold possession of, retain, occupy, preserve, keep, guard.. I stretch or reach out to.|
|attentus||Latin (lat)||Attentive. Conscientious. Economical.|
|atente||Old French (fro)|
|attent||Middle English (enm)|
|tent||Middle English (enm)|