Forensic etymology


English word forensic comes from Latin forum (Public place, marketplace, forum.), Dutch forum

Etymology of forensic

Detailed word origin of forensic

Dictionary entry Language Definition
forum Latin (lat) Public place, marketplace, forum.
forum Dutch (nl)
forensis Latin (lat) Of or pertaining to the market or forum. Public.
forensic English (en) (archaic) Relating to, or used in, debate or argument.. (dated) Relating to, or appropriate for, courts of law.. Relating to the use of science and technology in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law.