ridotto etymology

Italian word ridotto comes from Latin reduco

Detailed word origin of ridotto

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
reduco Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) I quell, I subdue, I subjugate [10th C.]. (figuratively) I bring back, restore, recall, revive, replace; reform. (figuratively) I bring, make or reduce to a certain condition or quality. (figuratively) I bring, produce or get out a quantity of. (military, of troops) I withdraw, cause to retreat, draw off, remove. I lead, draw, bring or conduct back; bring or accompany home.
reductus Latin (lat)
ridotto Italian (ita) (of a theatre) foyer. Fortress Adapted, abridged. Small, reduced, cut, short Past participle of ridurre.

Words with the same origin as ridotto

Descendants of reduco
ridurre riduzione