complementum etymology

Latin word complementum comes from Latin complere, Latin instrumentum

Detailed word origin of complementum

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
complere Latin (lat)
instrumentum Latin (lat) (collective) supply, provision. (general) paraphernalia, equipment. An instrument, tool, utensil. Records, documents.
complementum Latin (lat) Complement (that which fills up or completes).

Words with the same origin as complementum

Descendants of complere
completivus completus