solstice etymology

French word solstice comes from Latin sto, Latin solem, and later Latin solstitium (Solstice. Summer (hottest part of the year).)

Detailed word origin of solstice

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sto Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) I [currently] am (feel). (Medieval Latin) I am [located at]. I stand. I stay, remain.
solem Latin (lat)
solstitium Latin (lat) Solstice. Summer (hottest part of the year).
solstice French (fra) (astronomy) solstice.

Words with the same origin as solstice

Descendants of sto
arrêt arrêter c'est constitution coûter distance fût instant institut obstacle prêt prêter rester stable stage station statut substance établir étage étant état été être ôter
Descendants of solem
girasol parasol sol solaire soleil