mons etymology

Latin word mons comes from Proto-Indo-European *mnā-

Detailed word origin of mons

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*mnā- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to think
mons Latin (lat) (metonymically) (of that which is obtained from the mountains) marble, marble column. (metonymically) mountain beasts, wild beasts (Late Latin, poetically). (metonymically) mountain rock, rock (in general) (poetically). (metonymically) towering mass, heap, great quantity. Mountain, mount.

Words with the same origin as mons

Descendants of *mnā-
manet memini memoria mente minor minus