auctor etymology

Latin word auctor comes from Latin augeo, Latin -ator

Detailed word origin of auctor

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
augeo Latin (lat) (figuratively) I exalt, praise. I enlarge, spread, expand. I exaggerate. I honor, enrich. I increase, augment. I lengthen.
-ator Latin (lat) Enlarged form of -tor, used to form agent nouns; -ator, -er.
auctor Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) one who gives increase (hence: an originator, causer, doer, founder). (figuratively) authorship, agency, encouragement. (poetic) the Creator, God. Author. Seller, vendor.

Words with the same origin as auctor

Descendants of augeo
augustus auxilio