constitution etymology

French word constitution comes from Latin constituo

Detailed word origin of constitution

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
constituo Latin (lat) (with infinitive) I decide, resolve.. I set up, establish, confirm.
constitutio Latin (lat) A constitution, disposition, nature, character. A definition; point in dispute. A regulation, order, arrangement, system.
constitucion Old French (fro)
constitution French (fra) Constitution.

Words with the same origin as constitution

Descendants of constituo
constituer reconstituer