Court etymology


English word court comes from Latin cohortem, Proto-Indo-European *kor-, Latin com, Latin hortus (Garden (in a Roman villa).), Proto-Italic *kortos

Etymology of court

Detailed word origin of court

Dictionary entry Language Definition
cohortem Latin (lat)
*kor- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
com Latin (lat)
hortus Latin (lat) Garden (in a Roman villa).
*kortos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
curta Latin (lat)
cors Latin (lat) (military) company, division, cohort. (military) troop of cavalry. Crowd, multitude, throng. Enclosure, yard, pen. Retinue of a praetor. The multitude.
curt Old French (fro) (Anglo-Norman).
court English (en) (US, Australia) A street with no outlet, a cul-de-sac.. (social) Royal society.. (social) The administration of law.. (sports) A place arranged for playing the games of tennis, basketball, squash, badminton, volleyball and some other games; also, one of the divisions of a tennis court.. A tribunal established for the administration of justice.. An enclosed space; a courtyard; an uncovered [...]

Words with the same origin as court

Descendants of cohortem

curtain humility

Descendants of com


Descendants of hortus

antenna garden kindergarten orchard yard