terrificus etymology

Latin word terrificus comes from Latin -ficus (Forms adjectives that denote bringing or making.), Latin terreo, Latin terrere

Detailed word origin of terrificus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ficus Latin (lat) Forms adjectives that denote bringing or making.
terreo Latin (lat) I deter by terror, scare (away). I frighten, terrify, alarm.
terrere Latin (lat)
terrificus Latin (lat)