decus etymology

Latin word decus comes from Proto-Indo-European - -os, and later Proto-Indo-European *déḱos (That which is proper.)

Detailed word origin of decus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
- -os Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*déḱos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) That which is proper.
*dekos Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Dignity.
decus Latin (lat) (in plural) deeds of honor, honorable achievements. Grace, splendor, ornament, beauty. Honor, distinction, glory. Pride, dignity.

Words with the same origin as decus

Descendants of - -os
genere genus hactenus iuxta nemus onus