magister etymology

Latin word magister comes from Latin magis (Better. More. More greatly. Rather.), Proto-Indo-European *-tero-

Detailed word origin of magister

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
magis Latin (lat) Better. More. More greatly. Rather.
*-tero- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
magister Latin (lat) Master; a title of the Middle Ages, given to a person in authority or to one having a license from a university to teach philosophy and the liberal arts. Teacher.

Words with the same origin as magister

Descendants of magis
malo
Descendants of *-tero-
magistratus