insigne etymology

Latin word insigne comes from Latin signum

Detailed word origin of insigne

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
signum Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) a signum (medieval tower bell used particularly for ringing the 8 canonical hours). A mark, sign, emblem. A miracle.
insigne Latin (lat) Coat of arms. Ensign, honour, a badge of honour. Mark, emblem, badge.

Words with the same origin as insigne

Descendants of signum
dignitatem dignus signo