eminenza etymology

Italian word eminenza comes from Latin emineo, and later Latin eminentia (Eminence, excellence. Prominence, protuberance.)

Detailed word origin of eminenza

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
emineo Latin (lat) (figuratively) I am or become conspicuous or prominent, stand out (through my good qualities); I am eminent, excel.. (of elements in a painting) I am prominent, stand out in relief.. I stand out, project, protrude.
eminentia Latin (lat) Eminence, excellence. Prominence, protuberance.
eminenza Italian (ita) Distinction, eminence, preeminence.