Meaning of etymon
Pronunciation: (et'u-mon"), [key]
— pl. -mons, -ma
- the linguistic form from which another form is historically derived, as the Latin cor “heart,” which is the etymon of English cordial, or the Indo-European *&kacute;(e)rd-, which is the etymon of Latin cor, Greek kardía, Russian serdtse, and English heart.
- etymon (Thesaurus)