manipule etymology

French word manipule comes from Latin manus, Latin pleo (To fill, to fulfill.)

Detailed word origin of manipule

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
manus Latin (lat) (Old Latin) good (figuratively) bravery, valor. (figuratively) violence, fighting. (legal) an arrest. (legal) legal power of a man over his wife. (military, nautical) grappling hooks used to snare enemy vessels. A side, part, faction. A stake (in dice). A thrust with a sword. Branch of a tree. Group of people. Group, company, host, multitude of people, especially of soldiers. Hand. [...]
pleo Latin (lat) To fill, to fulfill.
manipulus Latin (lat) (historical, _, military) A maniple, a double company of soldiers employed in the Roman legions between the Samnite Wars and the Marian reforms (3rd–2nd centuries BC), varying from 60–120 men.. Handful, bundle. Team, troupe.
manipule French (fra) (Ancient Rome, military) a maniple.

Words with the same origin as manipule

Descendants of manus
main maintenant maintenir management manager manche mandat manger manier manifeste manille manivelle manière manucure manuel manège masturbation masturber menotter poignard poignet poignée poing répugnant
Descendants of pleo
accomplir accomplissement complet compliment complètement complément compléter emplir implémenter incomplet replet suppléance suppléer