discrimen etymology

Latin word discrimen comes from Latin discernere, Latin -men (Forms neuter nouns of the third declension.)

Detailed word origin of discrimen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
discernere Latin (lat)
-men Latin (lat) Forms neuter nouns of the third declension.
discrimen Latin (lat) Crisis, hazard, danger, risk. Decision. Distinction, difference. Division, separation. Encounter, battle.

Words with the same origin as discrimen

Descendants of -men
agmen certamen flumen