essaim etymology

French word essaim comes from Latin exigo

Detailed word origin of essaim

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
exigo Latin (lat) (of time) I spend, pass.. I bring to an end, conclude, finish, complete.. I demand, require; enforce, exact (pay).. I determine, find out, ascertain.. I drive out; expel.. I endure, undergo.. I examine, consider, test.. I execute, complete a task.. I measure against a standard; weigh.
examine Latin (lat)
essaim French (fra) Swarm (of bees, insects etc.).

Words with the same origin as essaim

Descendants of exigo
essai essaimage essaimer essayage essayer exactitude examen examination examiner exigence exiger inexactitude