amicus etymology

Latin word amicus comes from Latin -icum, Latin amare

Detailed word origin of amicus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-icum Latin (lat)
amare Latin (lat)
amicus Latin (lat) Friendly, amicable. Welcome, pleasing (Augustan and later) courtier, minister, counsellor. Male friend.

Words with the same origin as amicus

Descendants of amare
amicitia amico