exorbitant etymology

Dutch word exorbitant comes from Latin orbita, Latin de, and later Latin exorbito (I go off the track, deviate.)

Detailed word origin of exorbitant

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
orbita Latin (lat) A circuit, orbit.. A path, track.. A track or rut made by a wheel.. An impression, mark.
de Latin (lat) (Late Latin) of persons. From, away from, down from, out of; in general to indicate the person or place from which any thing is taken, etc., with verbs of taking away, depriving, demanding, requesting, inquiring, buying; as capere, sumere, emere, quaerere, discere, trahere, etc., and their compounds.. From, away from, to indicate the place from which someone or something departs or [...]
exorbito Latin (lat) I go off the track, deviate.
exorbitans Latin (lat)
exorbitant Dutch (nld)

Words with the same origin as exorbitant

Descendants of de
Elooi Looi Looy edict editie effect ejaculeren electie emissie evasief evolueren examen examineren excursie executie exordium experiment obesitas spijt