civilis etymology

Latin word civilis comes from Latin civis (Citizen.), Latin -ilem

Detailed word origin of civilis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
civis Latin (lat) Citizen.
-ilem Latin (lat)
civilis Latin (lat) (figuratively) Courteous, polite, civil, affable, urbane.. (substantive) courtesy, civility. Of or pertaining to citizens; civic, civil.. Of or pertaining to public or political life; public, political.