deverticulum etymology

Latin word deverticulum comes from Latin deverto, Latin -culum

Detailed word origin of deverticulum

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
deverto Latin (lat) (rare) I digress.. (rare) I resort to.. I turn away, turn aside.. I turn in, put up at, lodge.
-culum Latin (lat) Suffix used to form some nouns derived from verbs, particularly nouns representing tools and instruments.
deverticulum Latin (lat) (figuratively) A deviation, digression.. (figuratively) A refuge, retreat, lurking-place.. A byroad, bypath, side-way; tributary.. A place for travellers to put up; an inn, lodging.

Words with the same origin as deverticulum

Descendants of deverto
deversor deversoriolum deversorius deversus devertens diverticulum
Descendants of -culum