obstaculum etymology

Latin word obstaculum comes from Latin obstare, Latin -culum

Detailed word origin of obstaculum

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
obstare Latin (lat)
-culum Latin (lat) Suffix used to form some nouns derived from verbs, particularly nouns representing tools and instruments.
obstaculum Latin (lat) Obstacle, hindrance.

Words with the same origin as obstaculum

Descendants of obstare
Descendants of -culum