Muster etymology


English word muster comes from Latin moneo (I remind. I warn, advise.)

Etymology of muster

Detailed word origin of muster

Dictionary entry Language Definition
moneo Latin (lat) I remind. I warn, advise.
monstrum Latin (lat) (figuratively) a thing that evokes fear and wonder. (metonymically) a monster, monstrosity, whether in size or character. A divine omen indicating misfortune, an evil omen, portent.
monstrare Latin (lat)
monstrer Old French (fro) To show (to make see, to make aware of).
moustrer Middle French (frm)
mostrer Anglo-Norman (xno)
muster English (en) (intransitive) To be gathered together for parade, inspection, exercise, or the like (especially of a military force); to come together as parts of a force or body. [from 15th c.]. (transitive) To collect, call or assemble together, such as troops or a group for inspection, orders, display etc. [from 15th c.]. (transitive, US) To enroll (into service). [from 19th c.]. (transitive, obsolete) [...]

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