mostro etymology

Italian word mostro comes from Latin moneo (I remind. I warn, advise.)

Detailed word origin of mostro

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
moneo Latin (lat) I remind. I warn, advise.
monstrum Latin (lat) (figuratively) a thing that evokes fear and wonder. (metonymically) a monster, monstrosity, whether in size or character. A divine omen indicating misfortune, an evil omen, portent.
monstro Italian (ita)
mostro Italian (ita) Monster.

Words with the same origin as mostro

Descendants of moneo
dimostrazione moneta monitor monumento mostrare