bacterie etymology

Romanian word bacterie comes from Latin -ionem, Ancient Greek βακτηρία, and later French bactérie (Bacterium.)

Detailed word origin of bacterie

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ionem Latin (lat)
βακτηρία Ancient Greek (grc)
βάκτρον Ancient Greek (grc)
bacterium New Latin (la-new)
bactérie French (fra) Bacterium.
bacterie Romanian (ron) Bacterium (single celled organism with no nucleus or organelles).