costume etymology

French word costume comes from Latin con-, Latin suesco

Detailed word origin of costume

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
suesco Latin (lat) (intransitive, rare, poetic) I become used or accustomed to. (transitive, rare, post-Classical) I accustom, habituate, train.
consuetudo Latin (lat) A custom, habit, use, usage, convention, way, tradition; experience.. An intercourse in love, intimacy; love affair, amour, illicit intercourse.. Customary right, common law.. Social intercourse, companionship, familiarity, conversation.. The act of habituating; state of being habituated or accustomed, habituation.. The form of speech, usage of a language.
costume Italian (ita) A costume. A custom, habit. A swimsuit.
costume French (fra) A set of clothes appropriate for a particular occasion or task. A style of dress characteristic of a particular country, period or people. A suit worn by a man. An outfit or a disguise worn as fancy dress.

Words with the same origin as costume

Descendants of con-
combat commencer commun complet complètement comprendre compris compter concours conduire conduit connaissance connaître connu conseil construire contact contrat convaincre coucher couché couple cousin découvert
Descendants of suesco
consuétude costard coutume désuétude mansuétude mâtin mâtineau sodalité