costume etymology

Italian 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.
consuesco Latin (lat) I accustom, inure or habituate, tend to. I have sexual intercourse with.
consuetudinem Latin (lat)
costume Italian (ita) A costume. A custom, habit. A swimsuit.

Words with the same origin as costume

Descendants of con-
colazione collega comandante combattere cominciare compagno compito completo comportamento comprare comune confuso conoscere consiglio contare contento continuo conto contratto coppia costretto costruire cugino nascondere