selectus etymology

Latin word selectus comes from Latin lego, Latin se- (Separately, astray. Without.)

Detailed word origin of selectus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
lego Latin (lat) I collect, gather, bring together. I choose, select, appoint. I read.
se- Latin (lat) Separately, astray. Without.
seligo Latin (lat) I separate by culling out; pick or choose out, select, cull.
selectus Latin (lat)

Words with the same origin as selectus

Descendants of lego