collabo etymology

French word collabo comes from Latin laboro, Latin con, and later Latin collaboro (I work together with others; I collaborate.)

Detailed word origin of collabo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
laboro Latin (lat) (transitive) I produce. I am imperiled. I endeavor, strive. I suffer, am oppressed, am afflicted with. I toil, labor.
con Latin (lat)
collaboro Latin (lat) I work together with others; I collaborate.
collaborateur French (fra) Collaborator.
collabo French (fra) Quisling (traitor).

Words with the same origin as collabo

Descendants of laboro
collaborateur collaboratrice labo laboratoire labourable labourage labourer élaborer
Descendants of con
Martial accointer cognomen commerce déduction déduire inviter