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Latin word periculum comes from Proto-Indo-European *pr̥-, Latin -culum.

Periculum etymology history?

Periculum detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*pr̥- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
-culum Latin (lat) Suffix used to form some nouns derived from verbs, particularly nouns representing tools and instruments.
periculum Latin (lat) (attack of) sickness. (legal) trial, action, suit. Risk, hazard, danger, peril. Ruin, destruction. Trial, experiment, attempt, proof, essay. Writ of judgment or judgement, sentence.