sacrificus etymology

Latin word sacrificus comes from Latin facio, Latin sacer, and later Latin sacrifico (I make or offer a sacrifice; I sacrifice.)

Detailed word origin of sacrificus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
facio Latin (lat) I appoint.. I do. I make, construct, fashion, frame, build, erect. I make, produce, compose.
sacer Latin (lat) (only poetic and in post-Augustan prose) Execrable, detestable, horrible, infamous; criminal, impious, wicked, abominable, cursed.. Devoted to a divinity for sacrifice, fated to destruction, forfeited, accursed.. Divine, celestial.. Sacred, holy, dedicated to a divinity, consecrated, hallowed (translating Greek ἱερός).
sacrifico Latin (lat) I make or offer a sacrifice; I sacrifice.
sacrificus Latin (lat) (of those sacrificing or praying) Mindful of sacrifices or of religion; prayerful, religious.. Of or pertaining to sacrificing, sacrificial.

Words with the same origin as sacrificus

Descendants of facio
adfectus difficile fac facere facies facile facinus facta facto factum officio profecto profectus
Descendants of sacer
obsecro sacrum