circulus etymology

Latin word circulus comes from Latin circa (Around; near; about. Regarding, concerning Around; about.), Latin -olus

Detailed word origin of circulus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
circa Latin (lat) Around; near; about. Regarding, concerning Around; about.
-olus Latin (lat)
circulus Latin (lat) (Medieval) A calendrical cycle. A company, social gathering, group. A necklace, chain. A ring, hoop. An orbit (circular path). Circle (geometric figure).

Words with the same origin as circulus

Descendants of circa
*circlus circelliones circellus circenses circensis circito circo circumcise circumcisio circumcisus circumferens circumferentia circus cirucmductio idcirco