Copy etymology


English word copy comes from Latin copia (In the plural: troops, forces. Abundance. Supply.)

Etymology of copy

Detailed word origin of copy

Dictionary entry Language Definition
copia Latin (lat) In the plural: troops, forces. Abundance. Supply.
copia Malayalam (mal)
copie Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
copie Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
copy English (en) (genetics) The result of gene or chromosomal duplication.. (journalism) A gender-neutral abbreviation for copy boy.. (journalism) The text that is to be typeset.. (marketing, advertising) The output of copywriters, who are employed to write material which encourages consumers to buy goods or services.. (obsolete) An abundance or plenty of anything.. (obsolete) That which is to be imitated, [...]

Words with the same origin as copy

Descendants of copia

copycat cup