decreto etymology

Italian word decreto comes from Latin decerno

Detailed word origin of decreto

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
decerno Latin (lat) (legal) I pronounce a decision concerning something; decide, determine, judge, declare, decree; vote for something.. (military) I decide by combat; fight, combat, contend.. (transitive, followed by the accusative) I decide, decide upon, settle, determine (especially something disputed or doubtful).
decretum Latin (lat) A decision, decree, ordinance, order.. A principle, opinion.
decreto Italian (ita) Decree.