discrimination etymology

French word discrimination comes from Latin discrimen, and later Latin discrimino (I distinguish (between).)

Detailed word origin of discrimination

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
discrimen Latin (lat) Crisis, hazard, danger, risk. Decision. Distinction, difference. Division, separation. Encounter, battle.
discrimino Latin (lat) I distinguish (between).
discrimination French (fra) Discrimination, distinction.

Words with the same origin as discrimination

Descendants of discrimen
discriminer