campus etymology

Latin word campus comes from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂em-

Detailed word origin of campus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kh₂em- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
campus Latin (lat) (literary) Any flat or level surface.. A field of action: scope.. A field of debate: a topic.. An opportunity.. Open flat level ground: a plain, a natural field.. The comitia centuriata, which met on the Campus Martius.. The produce of a field.