volumen etymology

Latin word volumen comes from Latin voluto (I ponder. I roll, turn, twist, or tumble about. I wallow.), Latin -men (Forms neuter nouns of the third declension.)

Detailed word origin of volumen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
voluto Latin (lat) I ponder. I roll, turn, twist, or tumble about. I wallow.
-men Latin (lat) Forms neuter nouns of the third declension.
*volvimen, volvumen Latin (lat)
volumen Latin (lat) (poetic) fold, coil, whirl. Book, volume, roll, scroll. Revolution, turn.

Words with the same origin as volumen

Descendants of -men
agmen certamen flumen