spectaculum etymology

Latin word spectaculum comes from Latin spectare, Latin -culum

Detailed word origin of spectaculum

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
spectare Latin (lat)
-culum Latin (lat) Suffix used to form some nouns derived from verbs, particularly nouns representing tools and instruments.
spectaculum Latin (lat) Public or civic event. Show, spectacle.

Words with the same origin as spectaculum

Descendants of spectare
spectabilis spectans
Descendants of -culum