experiment etymology

Dutch word experiment comes from Latin de, Latin *perior, and later Latin experimentum (Experience. Test, trial, experiment.)

Detailed word origin of experiment

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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 [...]
*perior Latin (lat)
experior Latin (lat) I do.. I experience.. I find out.. I test, put to the test.. I try, attempt, prove.
experimentum Latin (lat) Experience. Test, trial, experiment.
experiment Old French (fro)
experiment Dutch (nld) Experiment.

Words with the same origin as experiment

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