Celebration etymology


English word celebration comes from Latin celebro

Etymology of celebration

Detailed word origin of celebration

Dictionary entry Language Definition
celebro Latin (lat) I celebrate, solemnize, hold (a festival); honor, praise, celebrate in song.. I go to a place or person in large numbers or often; throng, frequent, fill.. I practise, employ, exercise, repeat.. I proclaim, publish, make something known.
celebratio Latin (lat) A concourse, large assemblage. A festival, celebration (in large numbers). An honoring, commending, praising. Extensive use of something.
celebration Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
celebration English (en) A social gathering for entertainment and fun; a party.. The act, process of showing appreciation, gratitude and/or remembrance, notably as a social event.. The formal performance of a solemn rite, such as Christian sacrament.. The observance of a holiday or feast day, as by solemnities.

Words with the same origin as celebration

Descendants of celebro