Rite etymology


English word rite comes from Latin ritus (Habit, custom, usage. Rite, ceremony.)

Etymology of rite

Detailed word origin of rite

Dictionary entry Language Definition
ritus Latin (lat) Habit, custom, usage. Rite, ceremony.
rite English (en) (by extension) A prescribed behavior.. A religious custom.

Words with the same origin as rite

Descendants of ritus