Proxy etymology


English word proxy comes from Latin procuratio (Administration, management. Stewardship.)

Etymology of proxy

Detailed word origin of proxy

Dictionary entry Language Definition
procuratio Latin (lat) Administration, management. Stewardship.
procuratia Malayalam (mal)
procuracie Anglo-Norman (xno)
proxy English (en) (networking) To function as a server for a client device, but pass on the requests to another server for service.. To serve as a proxy for. Used as a proxy or acting as a proxy. (sciences) A measurement of one physical quantity that is used as an indicator of the value of another. (software) An interface for a service, especially for one that is remote, resource-intensive, or otherwise [...]