argumentum etymology

Latin word argumentum comes from Latin instrumentum, Latin arguo

Detailed word origin of argumentum

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
instrumentum Latin (lat) (collective) supply, provision. (general) paraphernalia, equipment. An instrument, tool, utensil. Records, documents.
arguo Latin (lat) I blame, censure.. I denounce as false.. I reprove, accuse, charge with.. I show, prove, assert, declare, make clear.
argumentum Latin (lat) A plot, especially in theater.. A point, a theme. A topic, thesis. Argument (as in an argument for a position); evidence, a proof.